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Saudi Arabia

New Gold Find in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia has discovered gold in Hamdah, an area some 170 kms. northeastof Abha, the Saudi Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources has announced.The deposits so far discovered in the new area are estimated at some 3-4mn tonsof ore containing 4 gms of gold per ton. The first ingot of 11.5 kgs has alreadybeen produced from the mine. This is the Kingdom's fourth gold discovery afterMahd al-Dhahab, Sukhaybarat and...