Gold Coin Sales Boosted by Low Prices
September 1999 by Andy MaslowskiDuring the past decade, gold prices have been on a serious roller coaster ride. This year, the ride has taken a turn for the worse—straight down hill. Members of the precious metals mining industry have been hanging on as tight as they can.
The first requirement for a successful mine operation is a market for the product, metallic or nonmetallic. The second requirement is to deliver a quality salable product...
The first actual discovery of gold made on the lands of what is now the State of Georgia is shrouded in the mist of history.
A draft environmental assessment of a proposal to allow long-term camping by gold miners along 21 miles of the North Fork of the Fortymile Wild and Scenic River is available from the Bureau of Land Management.
If there is one word which seems to describe the past month on so many fronts, it is the word "dysfunctional." The tone was set when "American Beauty" won the Academy Award for "Best Movie."
Most of us know making a profit as a small-scale miner is difficult; however, sometimes we combine luck with a little skill and bring home a few ounces of the yellow stuff.
In this article, we’re going to take a look at the minerals that contain gold and silver, and how you as a prospector can identify them in the field.
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