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The Tundra Mine
was a gold
Gold is a chemical element with the symbol Au and an atomic number of 79. Gold is a dense, soft, shiny, malleable and ductile metal. Pure gold has a bright yellow color and luster traditionally considered attractive, which it maintains without oxidizing in air or water. Chemically, gold is a...
producer in the Northwest Territories
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between 1964 and 1968, producing 104,476 troy ounces (3250 kg) of gold from 187,714 tons of ore. A detailed history is provided in the link below. Indian and Northern Affairs Canada has a project to remediate the Tundra Mine site under their Northern Contaminants Program, funded by the Canadian Federal Contaminated Sites Action Plan.