360° Coverage : Gold deposit discovered in Russia

Gold deposit discovered in Russia

Yakutsk (Russia), Feb 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A new gold deposit has been discovered in Russia's Siberian republic of Yakutia, the region's economics ministry said Thursday.

Feb 21 2013, 5:34am CST | by

Gold deposit discovered in Russia
Photo Credit: Sean Gallup, Getty Images

Yakutsk (Russia), Feb 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A new gold deposit has been discovered in Russia's Siberian republic of Yakutia, the region's economics ministry said Thursday.

The deposit in Gora Rudnaya in the republic's Aldan district may hold about 200 metric tonnes of gold, according to the statement.

The deposit has already been registered with the Federal Agency for Subsoil Usage. It will be auctioned shortly after its value is determined.

The Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), a vast Siberian land of taiga and permafrost, is known for its vast gold and diamond reserves.

--IANS/RIA Novosti

rd/vt

IANS

Source: IANS

 
 
 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/8" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi is the founding Chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com. Luigi posts regularly on LuigiMe.com about his experience running I4U.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Amazon Changes Self Publishing Forever - Again
Amazon Changes Self Publishing Forever - Again
The self publishing haven will only pay when books are read.
 
 
Uber says "NO!" to Guns for Passengers and Drivers
Uber says "NO!" to Guns for Passengers and Drivers
The recent increase in gun violence led to the change, the hitch-a-ride giant says.
 
 
More Sony Leaks: What Couldn't the New Spiderman Be?
More Sony Leaks: What Couldn't the New Spiderman Be?
Private emails that were released show that executives at Sony didn't want a black or gay Spiderman.
 
 
Gap to Close 175 Stores Soon
Gap to Close 175 Stores Soon
The retail giant is experiencing a multitude of problems.