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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Golden 2013 for Alaska miners

Banner year at Fort Knox hoists annual gold production above 1 million ounces for first time since early 20th Century Gold Rush


Last updated 1/26/2014 at Noon

Spurred by a record-setting pace at Kinross Gold Corp.'s Fort Knox Mine, Alaska gold production topped 1 million ounces during 2013, a golden milestone not achieved by Last Frontier gold miners since 1906.

Though more than a century lies between these monumental milestones, they are linked by a discovery made by Felice Pedroni, an Italian immigrant better known to Alaskans as Felix Pedro.


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