- the act or process of mining gold.
Origin of gold mining
First recorded in 1555–65
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Examples from the Web for gold mining
In Peru, the government has issued a state of emergency in some provinces over public reaction to U.S. gold-mining concessions.Leslie H. Gelb on a World in Crisis—and What Obama Should Do
Leslie H. Gelb
December 14, 2011
It is one of the most valuable of metals, especially in a gold-mining country.The Story of a Mine
Gold-mining has been started on the Amgu, a tributary of the Amur.
We are bent on gold-mining, and we have bought a concession from this King Koffee.With Wolseley to Kumasi
Gold-mining has taken a big jump forward since that was found out.The Boy With the U.S. Miners
Obuassi, in the south-west, is the centre of the gold-mining industry.