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Chinese Geological Survey Announces Five major Gold Mines Discovered
11 February 2008

(Xinhua) The Chinese Geological Survey Bureau (CGS) announced that five major gold mines were discovered in 2007 in the People’s Republic of China (PRC). The CGS also said that a number of gold deposits have been discovered near lead and zinc mines. The five mines were identified as the copper-gold mine in the Gandise (Transhimalaya) area in the TAR, the Dachang gold mine in Qinghai province, the Yangshan gold mine in Gansu province, the Sizhuang gold mine in Shandong province and the Baolun gold mine in Hainan province. Xinhua estimated that the five mines have a combined gold resource of 600 tonnes.


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