Images of the Past

Gold Recovery at Homestake Mine: The Last Pour - 2002

Clip | 3m 37s

Video shot in 1990s through 2002 shows changes in gold recovery methods at Homestake. The process once involved stamp mills and mercury amalgamation. It also involved cynadation from the early 1900s until Homestake Mine closed in 2002. Video shows the final pour. Homestake Mine in Lead South Dakota is now the home of the Sanford Underground Research Facility.

Aired: 10/23/15

Rating: NR

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