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Goldfield,

small town, SW Nev., a former gold-mining center. Gold was discovered there in 1902, and after an early period of disappointment, large yields of high quality gold were extracted. A rush in 1903 built a remarkable city that had a theater, a large hotel (still standing), and fine residences. A strike by the miners caused federal troops to be brought into Goldfield in 1907. Production reached its height in 1910. When the boom ended in 1918, Goldfield declined as fast as it had risen.
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To the extent that Gold Fields pays the consideration in cash, it may seek to use cash on hand in Australia, cash from existing bank facilities, raise funds through the capital markets, or a combination thereof.
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for Gold Fields to acquire the 50% stake owned by Barrick in the developing
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Gold Fields shareholders (including holders of Gold Fields American Depositary Receipts) may also receive hard copies of the Form 20-F Annual Report upon request.
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King will conclude his responsibilities with Gold Fields and is scheduled to commence with his appointment during the second quarter of 2006.