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Pictures of Barrick Gold's North Mara mine in Tanzania

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An aerial view of Barrick Gold's North Mara Mine in Tanzania.

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A Barrick Gold security guard on the edge of North Mara Mine.

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An artisanal miner surfaces from working through the night in a shaft dug deep underground by hand.

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A child miner returns to the surface at dawn after working all night in a shaft dug by hand.

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A mine intruder sits on waste rock searching for rocks containing gold deposits at the North Mara Mine in Tanzania.

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Police remove mine intruders from rock piles within North Mara Mine, Tanzania.

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Mine intruders search through waste rock for gold deposits at the North Mara Mine in Tanzania.

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Barrick Security patrol the North Mara Mine in Tanzania at dawn, searching for mine intruders who have been working illegally at night.

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Mine intruders on waste rock at the North Mara Mine in Tanzania. Rocks are crushed by hand, after which water is used to remove dust to help identify possible gold deposits.

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Artisan miners search through waste rock for gold deposits on the edge of North Mara Mine, Tanzania.

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An artisan miner uses mercury to extract gold deposits from rock crushed by hand.

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A Barrick security vehicle after it was stoned by mine intruders at the North Mara Mine in Tanzania.

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Artisan miners use mercury to seperate gold dust deposits from ground rock.

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An artisan miner with her panning dish in which mercury and water are used to seperate gold dust deposit from ground rock.

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Artisan miners use mercury to extract gold deposits from rocks crushed by hand.

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