Pacific Gold '99
Major Gold Deposits Around the Pacific Margin
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Underground at Hishikari

Underground at the Hishikari Mine of Sumitomo Metal Mines, Kyushu, Japan, in front of an ultra high grade vein.
From the left standing - Norifumi Ushirone (Sumitomo), Dr Yu Yamato (Sumitomo), Jay Hodgson (Barrick Gold, Canada), Brett Gunter (Ivanhoe Mines, Indonesia), Burkhard Eisenlohr (Africwest Gold NL, Australia), Elton Pereira (Rio Tinto, Brazil), Gerald Cantello (Anglogold, South Africa), George Steele (Rio Tinto, Chile), Dave Heberlein (Barrick Exploraciones, Argentina).
Kneeling - Professor Sachihiro Taguchi (Fukuoka University, Japan), Dave Porter (Africwest Gold NL, Australia), and Dirk Muntingh (Anglogold, Ivory Coast).
Photograph by Mike Porter

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