A forgotten gold-rush hub is producing more than it has in a century

BNN Bloomberg/David Stringer/9-10-2019

Old photo of prospector and his burro“As prices soar, production in the goldfields of Victoria state is rising again and has already climbed to the highest since 1914 as mining companies dig deeper and new technology helps to uncover once hidden and richer deposits in a region that almost rivaled the Californian gold rush and was thought to have petered out decades ago.”

USAGOLD note:  A new Gold Rush?  A fun read that could have just as easily graced the front page of the Central City Daily Register-Call in 1878.

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