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Miles of rare gold have been discovered
Posted: 07/08/2019 19:21:40
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Gold was found across a 9km stretch of the Dolgellau gold belt. Miles of land has been discovered to contain Welsh gold.

Alba Mineral Resources have been exploring in north Wales looking for rare Clogau gold.

And the company have found gold samples in the ground across a 9km stretch of the Dolgellau gold belt.

The largest one of these, Cerys-Gwyneth, was 2km long, which is four times longer than the legendary Clogau-St David's mine which has produced the largest quantity of gold from any region in the United Kingdom.


https://www.walesonline.co.uk/business/business-news/gold-wales-mines-welsh-alba-16715755
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John Lawson

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Miles of rare gold have been discovered
Posted: 07/08/2019 21:54:38
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Hi, as understand it Alba’s resource’s statement is of a preliminary nature!
They still have to get diamond core drilling these suggested ore bodies.
When they have carried out the drilling and evaluated these then we might be in a position to hope for new mine in the area!
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Miles of rare gold have been discovered
Posted: 07/08/2019 22:55:01
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All of this is from surface soil samples which only confirms that there is gold in the area. We knew this already because there was already gold mining going on. This is generally something that you do when you turn up to a totally unexplored area to see what might be there in the sub-surface before you go and mine it.

Just because you find a sample of gold in the surface soil does not mean that there is gold directly underground at that location, or that gold still exists in the area since this area was already mined extensively. This area was glaciated, which eroded all the surrounding bedrock (containing some gold) and spread this signature over the region (but concentrated in the local area), incorporating this into what now exists as surface soil. Chances are that these results represent the remnant gold signature of the vein which has already been mined out by the historical workings. Or you can roll with your story and take a small amount of evidence and blow it up on a big scale.

As someone who knows about geology and sampling - saying that there is a massive amount of gold from soil samples is pushing it. I certainly wouldn't dare make a claim like that.
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Posted: 07/08/2019 23:33:00
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LOTS OF FUNDING REQUIRED.

See every other mining operation in the UK
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Miles of rare gold have been discovered
Posted: 08/08/2019 08:40:07
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If there is so much of it then its not rare. IP: 85.115.54.201
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Miles of rare gold have been discovered
Posted: 08/08/2019 16:13:30
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Biggest ever gold belt found under Gwynedd

https://www.dailypost.co.uk/news/north-wales-news/biggest-ever-gold-belt-found-16719060
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Posted: 08/08/2019 18:50:23
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share prices up 10%, I knew I should have brought some yesterday Laugh IP: 86.146.227.219
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Posted: 09/08/2019 08:51:47
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The pump and dump is the foundation of British mining. The Taylors and Francises would be proud! IP: 86.144.100.6
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Miles of rare gold have been discovered
Posted: 09/08/2019 11:58:21
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joso wrote:

The pump and dump is the foundation of British mining. The Taylors and Francises would be proud!


Are you referring to minerals or money?
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Posted: 09/08/2019 12:09:38
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Shares/money IP: 82.132.241.85
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Posted: 20/08/2019 08:06:53
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I didn't know Gold and Rare Gold were different.

I'll update my Periodic Table.

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Posted: 20/08/2019 08:52:20
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It must be one of them "rare earths" that they talk about?

So rare that nobody has found it yet....
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Posted: 20/08/2019 08:57:23
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staffordshirechina wrote:

It must be one of them "rare earths" that they talk about?

So rare that nobody has found it yet....


Uo - Unobtainium

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Posted: 20/08/2019 21:23:04
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Rare earths are actually quite common!!Big Grin
Well some are
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Posted: 21/08/2019 14:17:25
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It seems that 2019 is the international year of the periodic table!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-49409055
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