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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Explorers tap gold in Pogo mill's shadow

Geological team discovers two rich new zones adjacent to deposit currently being mined; outlines nearly 2 million ounces so far

 

Last updated 2/26/2012 at Noon



The best place to find a new mine is in the shadow of a headframe" is an adage that has served geologists well in their search for new deposits of metals that the world needs and desires. This proverb has once again proven its worth at Alaska's largest producing gold mine.

Though Sumitomo Metal Mining Co. Pogo Mine does not boast an iconic headframe towering over its underground operations, ne...



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