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A Dangerous Hunt for Gold in Brazil

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Joël Brugger (left) and Frank Reith (right) looking for gold in organic-acid-rich waters in Minas Gerais.

By Alex Perry

South Australian scientists have negotiated with armed gangs in lawless areas of Brazil in a brave mission to study gold deposition processes there.

Alex Perry is publicist for the South Australian Museum.

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