Explorer sees golden future for Falkland Islands

WHEN seafaring prospectors headed for the Californian gold rush in the 1800s, many stopped off at the Falkland Islands and panned for gold, recognising gold-bearing terrain. Years later, an Australian company is exploring the mineral prospectivity of the remote islands.

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Founded by resources entrepreneur Alan Burns (chairman of Hardman Resources), private company Falkland Islands Mineral Development Ltd and its partners have in two years turned up eight possible gold

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