Dairy Farmer Hits Pay Dirt
April 2000 by Associated PressGary Tainter sold his herd of dairy cows two years ago to dig for gold, and so far his venture is paying off.
With property values trending upward over the past several years, many owners who purchased their businesses years ago are now discovering that the building housing the mining operation or supply business is the most valuable part of their business.
Any good miner can drift along a vein to find concentrations of gold if it is there, using good eyes and panning.
While mapping, I also found rock chips in the soil that were characteristic of the same wall rock alteration that occurs adjacent to the known lodes in the greenstone belt.
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