Court Hears Arguments Over Rights to Shipwreck
May 2001 by Associated PressNearly a century after the luxury liner RMS Republic sank off Nantucket, treasure hunters are still battling over the ship’s cargo, which some believe includes gold coins now worth more than $1 billion.
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The evaluation must also consider the gold fineness or purity. The purity of the Sugardaddy nuggets is estimated at 850 fineness, meaning 85% is gold (Au), 12% is silver (Ag) with 3% being other gangue alloyed metal.
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Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Through a program that began in 2011, Barrick Gold Corp.-owned Golden Sunlight has paid out more than $45 million to small miners in the last seven years...
Today it is getting tougher and tougher to find a place to prospect. There is one significant haven left for the small miner...
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