Four Arrested for California Mining Museum Heist
December 2012 by Associated PressFour men believed to be responsible for a September heist of about $1.3 million in precious gems and gold from a mining museum in the Sierra Nevada foothills have been arrested, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) said.
Zinc is brittle and crystalline at ordinary temperatures, but when heated to between 110°C and 150°C it becomes ductile and malleable; it can then be rolled into sheets. The bluish-white metal is used principally for galvanizing iron, but also...
Bob “Neverquit” Abendschein’s article on his “Special Rock” in the December 2006 issue was short and to the point. As Neverquit and I are old friends, I sent him e mail:
NovaGold Resources announced that it has struck a $60 million private placement deal with Electrum Strategic Resources and will use the cash to repay debt and fund exploration and development.
Alaska is getting a lot of interest these days, not least because of all the gold prospecting shows on television. Hardly a month seems to pass without some new prospecting show being announced, and a couple of the most popular feature Alaska.
• Closure on the foreclosure
• NSF checks and balances
• Third time’s a charm?
Our initial thought is simply this: why create these artificial currencies, unbacked by any material wealth, when the two items that worked so well century after century—namely gold and silver—are still fully available?
Now they have come up with a second guide (to be released on May 1) that they believe will allow dredgers in California to resume working.
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