Whether they want to collect minerals and fossils, Kinder Egg toys, shells, books, Lego or Barbie dolls (the list is endless), collecting is a great way for kids to learn something new, get creative and get focused.
Gold is biologically inert and one of the least reactive chemical elements (that is solid under standard conditions). In other words, you can eat pure gold and it won't do you harm.
When most people drive by Britannia Beach today they have little sense of how massive the Britannia Mine was. At the height of production in the late 1920s to early 1930s, it was supplying an impressive 17% of
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The Museum is a premier, non-profit organization dedicated to presenting mining's relevance today and towards a sustainable future. We would like to acknowledge that the land on which we gather is the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the sovereign Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) First Nation.