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Chinese Mine Ghana Gold Illegally

August 07, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Ghana is Africa’s second largest gold exporter. More than 100,000 Ghanaians work in these small, dark mine shafts. Together they produce about 20 percent of the country’s gold.

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55-Year-Old Englishman Stumbles Upon Largest Anglo-Saxon Treasure Ever Found

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An amateur treasure hunter prowling English farmland with a metal detector stumbled upon the largest Anglo-Saxon treasure ever found, a massive seventh-century hoard of gold and silver, sword decorations, crosses and other items, British archaeologists said Thursday.

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Amateur Treasure Hunter Discovers Massive, 10lb Gold Nugget

August 07, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

What every miner and wannabe miner dreams of: finding a massive, 10lb gold nugget. The discovery was made by an amateur playing with a metal detector in the Sierra Nevadas.

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Unexpected Explosion of a Coal Mine

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The goal of coal mining is to remove coal from the ground. Coal is valued for its energy content, and since the 1880s has been widely used to generate electricity. But sometimes coal mining can go terribly wrong, as this video depicts.

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Odyssey Marine Exploration Finds Largest Shipwreck Ever

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Odyssey Marine Exploration says it is examining more than half-a-million coins from the shipwreck as part of a find that could net it around half a billion dollars. The bounty has sparked public interest in the controversial business of treasure hunting by Odyssey Marine Exploration.

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imf gold vault

Here’s What $83 Billion in Gold Looks Like

August 07, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

The IMF holds 103.4 million ounces (3,217 metric tons) of gold, worth about $83 billion as of end-August 2009, making it the third-largest official holder of gold in the world.

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Salt Miner: World’s Toughest Job?

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In the West African desert, gathering and hauling salt is a grueling task not meant for the meek. Camel caravans still move the tablets to market (source: National Geographic).

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Dubai’s White Gold Bentley Raises Eyebrows

August 07, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Video of a white gold Bentley, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Pretty outlandish way to “dress up” an already nice car.

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The New California Gold Rush

August 05, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

In Tuolumne County, California, a miner shows off his gold nuggets to the media’s cameras. Quickly, before storing them back into his safe…

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10 biggest diamonds

From the The Millennium Star to the The Golden Jubilee

August 05, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Take a look at the world’s 10 biggest diamonds, from the The Millennium Star to the The Golden Jubilee… A mini video documentary.

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