Canada: ONTARIO: Bonanza Revisited

Geologists, newsmen and stockbrokers were beating a path last week to the tent flaps of a prospector named Robert Campbell, on the chilly shore of Lake Superior. Seventy miles north of Sault Ste. Marie, he had just staked out Canada's newest uranium discovery. Even cautious officials in Canada's Department of Mines thought that his samples looked like "very high-quality ore."

Campbell was not the first to find uranium north of the Soo. In 1847, U.S. copper prospectors had come across uranium. Because uranium was useless at the time, they mentioned their find only...

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