Gold Deposits of North Carolina
February 2008 by Chris RalphNorth Carolina was the site of the first well documented discovery of gold in the United States, which occurred in 1799. Not many years later, when the importance of this find was realized, gold miners came to seek their fortunes.
Whether to buy or lease is a question facing many small-scale operators and prospectors even as credit becomes more readily available. While there is no one correct answer that fits every mining operation or business, compared to the simplicity of buying, leasing is far more complicated and may be getting more complex.
In June 1893, a wiry Irish prospector by the name of Paddy Hannon was prospecting the harsh, dry country east of Coolgardie in Western Australia. It was country that could suck the moisture from a man’s body in days...
Senator Richard Bryan (D-NV) is assuring gold producers in Nevada and around the world that Congress will block the Clinton administration's attempt to sell off international gold reserves to help some debt-laden poor countries.
Within your local area there is a store where you can find all sorts of handy tools for your gold mining enterprises, and at bargain basement prices.
I remember in the couple of years after that 1997 flood, prospectors around California did very well, taking ounces of gold from places that had not yielded any gold for years before that.
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