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Men fixing mining equipment in a muddy pit where waste from the gold mining operation is collected. Amalgam ponds have high readings of mercury, yet workers bath and brush their teeth in the water.
- RANDY OLSON
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- 6000x4000 / 137.4MB
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- Contained in galleries
- The Price of GOLD_National Geographic magazine_1/2009