Fire Agate in Arizona
June 2002 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDAgate, a banded form of chalcedony (cryptocrystalline quartz), has been used as a gemstone for over 7,000 years. Romans cut and polished agate, and this practice was taken to new heights in Germany in the 16th century.
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This article is about our recent gold prospecting adventure, which has yielded over 20 ounces of specimen gold—with more to come.
Q: Have you guys published any articles on investing? How do I decide where to put my money? Should I choose gold, silver or stocks?
If anyone needed convincing that high metals prices have brought mining back into the public’s consciousness, two conventions held in Vancouver, British Columbia near the end of January 2006 should have ended any doubt.
Since 2005, a group representing a handful of Oregon and Washington mining organizations, centered around the Eastern Oregon Mining Association (EOMA) and the Waldo Mining District (WMD), have been actively fighting the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) over their then new “700PM Suction Dredge Mining Permit.”
A retired gold prospector spent hours digging up his fortune in the northern goldfields near Kambalda, Western Australia, after finding the target with his metal detector.
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