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The Golden Reward Mine - Blasting in the 1990s

Season 1 Episode 7 | 54s

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The Golden Reward gold mine south of Lead, South Dakota, was a productive heap leach mine during the 1980s and 90s. Video shows how explosives were used to loosen rock and ore.

Aired: 10/29/14 | Rating: NR

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