PETROGRADE. Action de 100 Rbls. brown, black. No 2402. The Altai Mountains are located in central Asia, where Russia, China, Mongolia and Kazakhstan come together. Altai means literally 'Mountain of Gold' in the local Turkic language. Large scale mining started in the early 18th century (Demidov family). This company was founded as a limited partnership in 1880 in St Petersburg, with operations around the city of Tomsk. Shareholders included the founder, General Major Wenjamin Iwanowitsh Astaschew, the bankers Gorazij E. Ginzburg, Peter P. Durnowo and Morice E. Meyer. Became a limited company in 1915 and the share we offer is from the original capital. The company exploited gold in the valleys of the rivers Kondoma and Mrass-Su (the Southern part of Kemerowo). Between 1882 and 1917, some 6,2 ton of gold was dug. Nationalized in 1918 and gold mining in the region is still going on today.
Themes: GOLD & SILVER MINING
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