Talk:Gold mining in China

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China or Australia #1[edit]

The article, from an apparently disinterested source, says that China was the #1 gold producer in 2007. However, the US Geological Survey 2008 Mineral Commodity Survey puts Chinese gold production in 2007 at 250 tonnes, behind both Australia (280 tonnes) and South Africa (270 tonnes). Anyone have any other authoritative sources to resolve the contradiction? Plazak (talk) 23:11, 3 January 2009 (UTC)

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You only neeed to change the wording, so don't be too serious in ignoring extra information.Peterlewis (talk) 18:51, 26 October 2010 (UTC)
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The article needs more of it, unless the it's being moved to Gold mining industry in the People's Republic of China or sth. Places to start would be the placer gold long panned on the Jinsha ("Gold Dust") River and the bans on doing it that Peking seems to have issued and the locals seem to have ignored as best they could. — LlywelynII 12:47, 16 August 2013 (UTC)

Agreed. The article can start with the obtaining and usage of gold in the Chu (state) over 2000 years ago. Tagged the article with template. (talk) 01:20, 6 September 2017 (UTC)