Brits Thwart Robbery of Gold and Cash
June 2004 by Associated PressArmed officers arrested seven men near Heathrow Airport after they had overpowered staff at a warehouse holding £80 million ($236 million) in gold and cash and began loading gold into the back of a van.
On a beautiful day in 1971, my wife and I were scratching around some old miner's camp when I dug up a metal gold pan and thought I would try my hand at panning for gold. (mistake #1)
In part one of this two-part series on gold in Guyana, I describe artisanal mining efforts currently winning alluvial gold from small-scale placer operations located along the lower Puruni River and its tributaries.
In an old mine that does not have stopes, you know the old miners did not take much if any ore out of that excavation. On the other hand, if you see large stopes within the mine you know that it is these places where the miners found profitable ore deposits within the vein.
His take of gold was pretty close to what mine was—about a quarter of an ounce. We had just gleaned about half an ounce of gold in just twenty minutes.
Knowing how and when to deduct the cost and expenses of the vehicles used in the prospecting or mining operation can have significant tax implications.
...this debacle may easily lead to disenchantment with government programs in general and politicians of all stripes in particular. Historically, that kind of unrest has been positive for precious metals markets.
What are the steps for filing a mining claim?
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