Land purchased for area’s Shoshone tribe

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An international gold mining company has purchased more than 3,600 acres in Northern Nevada to be set aside for the Western Shoshone, who consider the land historic and sacred, the company said.

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Great Basin Gold Ltd. said it purchased the Rock Creek Canyon property in Lander County for $825,000 late last week from Colorado-based RLF Nevada Properties.

The company said it also is providing seed money for a planned conservancy fund and has retired the mineral rights.

http://www.rgj.com/article/20090619/BIZ/906190383/1071/Land-purchased-for-area-s-Shoshone-tribe

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