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Golden Giant Hemlo and the rush for Canada's gold

By: Hart, Matthew

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Douglas & McIntyre: 1985

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16502

ISBN: 0888944675

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Dustjacket spine faded, only light wear to book ; A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; 8.90 X 6 X 0.90 inches; 176 pages; In a patch of bush country in northern Ontario, Hemlo became the talk of the town in the world of speculators in gold. At first thought to be just a small mine it was first staked in 1979 by a couple of prospectors. They went to the mony men in Toronto who turned them down. The mine ran until 2005 and was one of the highest producing mies ever. The real story though was played out in the back rooms of Bay Street and in the court rooms. with fortune... View more info