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Boom times for Colo. gold
With gold prices at an all-time high, the gold mining industry in Colorado is experiencing a boom it hasn’t seen since its heyday more than a century ago. Between 1891 and 1906, the mines in Cripple Creek alone yielded nearly 20 million ounces of gold, worth more than $24 billion at today’s prices. By 1914, …