Yilgarn gold closer

RESEARCHERS in Western Australia’s eastern Yilgarn region have come up with a new way to find gold by tracking the chemical system that deposited the gold more than 2.5 billion years ago.

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John Walshe and Adam Bath logging and sampling historical diamond drill core from the Mount Magnet core farm.

Australia's national science agency, CSIRO partnered with the Minerals Research Institute of WA and a number of gold miners in a project that translated science to mineral exploration.

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