2020 — volume 1, numéro 2
Gold is found in many different deposit types. Whether hosted in quartz veins or large-tonnage disseminated deposits, gold mining techniques can vary from one mine to the next. Over the past decades, Quebec has developed a wide range of expertise by moving from conventional underground mining methods to mechanized methods and open pits. This article discusses some of the methods that have been or are currently used to extract gold from bedrock.