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Groups of illegal miners smuggle themselves down in freight lifts. They stay below ground for months at a time, armed with pistols and homemade grenades, chiseling out ore and then grinding it and extracting the gold using mercury, just as poor gold miners do at the surface.

—from Confessions of an Eco-Sinner: Tracking Down the Sources of My Stuff, a book by Fred Pearce

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