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By Rose Ragsdale
For Mining News 

Explorers scratch surface in south-east

2012 field season delivers surprises, better understanding in under-explored districts; hints at region's huge mineral potential


Last updated 8/26/2012 at Noon

FARO - Legendary mineral explorer W. Douglas "Doug" Eaton hurried forward to greet the group of visitors clambering out of the MD900 helicopter as its whirring blades whipped miniature cyclones of dust in the air.

Eaton - unlike many of the geologists, engineers and mining executives the group would meet during a weeklong tour of mine sites, exploration camps and conferences around Yukon Terri...

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