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Encyclopedia > Beaulieu Mine

The Beaulieu Mine was a post-World War II gold mining operation near Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. It entered production in October 1947, but by the end of November only 7 ounces of rough gold were recovered. Additional gold was recovered during 1948, but altogether the mine only recovered 30 ounces of fine gold. The operation folded in chaos and bankruptcy. Mushroom cloud from the nuclear explosion over Nagasaki rising 18 km into the air. ... {{Canadian City/Disable Field={{{Disable Motto Link}}}}} Motto: Multum In Parvo (Much In Little) City of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada Location. ... 1947 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1948 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ...


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Yellowknife, Northwest Territories - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (978 words)
The Con Mine was the most impressive gold deposit and its development created the excitement that lead to the first settlement of Yellowknife in 1936-1937.
In 1991 a new mining rush and fourth building boom for Yellowknife began with the discovery of diamonds 300 kilometers north of the city.
The last of the gold mines closed in Yellowknife in 2004 and today Yellowknife is primarily a government town, but it still serves as a service town for the diamond mines.
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