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By Rose Ragsdale
For Mining News 

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Last updated 4/24/2011 at Noon

Nearly a half century ago, John S. Brock ventured into Yukon Territory to explore for hardrock minerals. The young geologist soon found himself involved in Anvil Mining and Dynasty Exploration's discoveries that led to the development of Faro, which became the world's largest open-pit lead-zinc mine.

"I was just a kid then, and I thought, 'This business is really easy,' " Brock recalled. Today...

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