mother lode

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moth·er lode • n. Mining a principal vein of an ore or mineral. ∎ fig. a rich source of something: your portfolio holds a mother lode of opportunities.

Mother Lode

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Mother Lode ★½ Search for the Mother Lode; The Last Great Treasure 1982 (PG)

The violent conflict between twin brothers (played by Heston) is intensified by greed, near madness, and the all-consuming lust for gold in this action-adventure. Heston's son, Fraser Clarke Heston, wrote as well as produced the film. 101m/C VHS . Charlton Heston, Nick Mancuso, Kim Basinger; D: Charlton Heston.