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gold mining

noun
1.
the act or process of mining gold.
Origin
1555-1565
1555-65
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  • Much gold mining has long been by unregulated miners.
  • Persuading the government to outlaw gold mining was another.
  • Costumed prospectors teach visitors the history of gold mining at the camp.
  • Guests learn about the history of gold mining and processing, along with the industry's technological advances.
  • Rich in gold mining history, you can still spot the remains of two mines in the area.
  • Postwar inflation raged, and gold mining became an unprofitable venture.
  • Recreational gold mining on lands withdrawn from mineral entry is not a mining activity--it is a privilege.
  • Today gold mining is confined mostly to weekend prospecting.
  • gold mining was and still is an historic use of this site.

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