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April 30, 2013
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Start-up eyes Pine Nut gold project

A start-up mining company is hoping to strike it big in an area of Douglas County that has yielded little mineral wealth over two centuries. Incorporated in Florida, and headquartered in Australia, Gold Mining USA Inc. has purchased the exclusive mining rights to the 160-acre Gypsy Mine located in the Pine Nut Mountains east of Minden. “It’s a plot that it seems no area officials even knew existed,” said Vice President of Operations Brian Jenkins. “It could very well be a hidden treasure.” Jenkins said the site hasn’t been actively mined since the 1970s. He estimated the company will begin …

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