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If you're from the San Antonio area, then you should be no stranger to Natural Bridge Caverns by now. And while many have ventured through their numerous cavern passages or soared through the sky on their massive zipline and obstacle course, few know of their greatest gem of all... literally. NBC's Discovery Village Mining Co. lets you "mine" for gems, minerals, fossils in San Antonio all in one go.

There's no place more fitting to discover your own gems, minerals and fossils than at an actual cavern system. Discovery Village Mining Co. is one of the surface attractions at Natural Bridge Caverns, and it should be at the top of everyone's to-do list when visiting the popular tourist spot.

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A news report written by CBC News confirms that the  Federal Environment Ministry has officially approved a proposed mining project near Vanderhoof, BC. The mining project is expected to cost a staggering 1.8 billion dollars.

On Tuesday, April 16, CBC confirmed that the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change both approved the new costly mining project.

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