INSTRUCTIONS: Work in groups of three. Choose one mining industry in South Africa and find information about the industry of your choice. Choose from the following list: gold, iron, coal, phosphate, manganese, diamond, chromium, copper and the platinum group metals (PGMs).
The Gold . GENERAL GOLD INFORMATION. A one ounce gold nugget will bring $2,000 to $4,000 on the collectors market. Per a letter from the Department of Agriculture, no permit is needed for recreational gold panning and gold prospecting in the general national forest areas, provided no machinery is used.