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Gold mining and mercury – a time bomb in Amazon rain forest

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Prospecting for hardrock gold deposits in Amazon rain forest. Surface examination of rock outcrops, looking for exposures of mineral veins or.rock types known to host gold deposits. Such rocks will be pounded in a grinder. Agua Branca gold mining village, Para State, Brazil.