Nova Scotia gold rush 2.0 Miners seek riches in tiny flecks of precious metal

MOOSE RIVER GOLD MINES, NOVA SCOTIA, Canada — Amid the dull claystone of a tube-shaped sample of rock, the gleaming, pulse-quickening swirl of gold is unmistakable.

"It"s quite a special specimen of gold — it"s by far the best visible section of gold we"ve ever intersected," said Tim Bourque, a geologist with Atlantic Gold Corp, cradling the metre-long sample in his arms.

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