A miner works in the Al Amar gold mine, 200km (124 miles) southwest of Riyadh, May 28, 2008. The Al Amar mine, an underground deposit in Saudi Arabia, mainly contains gold and zinc.    REUTERS\Fahad Shadeed   (SAUDI ARABIA)
Al Amar gold mine, southwest of Riyadh. Saudi Arabia currently has six gold mines owned by the Ma'aden Gold and Base Metals Company. Reuters

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