Peru Gold Miners Photo Essay

Peru Gold Miners Photo Essay

In this May 3, 2014 photo, wildcat miners wait their turn to melt their amalgam of gold and mercury to burn off the mercury in the temporary home of a gold buyer in La Pampa in Peru's Madre de Dios region. It's not just miners who are threatened with economic catastrophe from the government¹s campaign to wipe out illegal mining operations, said a mining camp cook. For every miner there is a family that eats because he works, she said. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

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May 07, 2014 10:52:37 AM
May 12, 2014 01:06:56 AM
Rodrigo Abd
AP
ASSOCIATED PRESS
MAY 3, 2014 PHOTO
5616 x 3744 1.13 MB
Gold mining and refining, Precious metals industry, Metals and minerals industry, Materials industry, Industries, Business
La Pampa, Peru
ABD118
STF
RA AB**MEX** TS **MEX**

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