Gold Deposits Of South Carolina
September 2008 by Chris RalphGold was first discovered in South Carolina in 1827 in placer deposits near the Haile Mine, which later became the largest gold producer in the southeastern states. The Carolina belt is the most extensive and most productive...
Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
Growing Pains of the Learning Curve
Interestingly enough, when I first started to think about writing this article I was listening in on a conversation my wife was having with our nine-year-old twin boys. Just to add some clarification to the subject, I spend a large proportion of my time out in the...
Identifying Gold Ores
The following “clues” describing “hard rock gold ores,” while not 100% dependable, certainly will give gold prospectors an advantage:
The Ancient History of Gold
Man was aware of the presence of gold over 7,000 years ago, and it probably did not take him long to find out that gold was malleable and resistant to corrosion. He no doubt learned, at an early date, that objects could be fashioned from gold.
Rahall Looks to Rewrite 1872 Mining Law
For over twenty years, Rahall has been introducing bills in an attempt to overhaul the 1872 Mining Law. On May 10, 2007, he introduced another bill, HR 2262, which would drastically change the laws governing mining if enacted. This time, his bill may have a chance.
Melman on Gold & Silver
Over the past few months we have noted a gradual increase in news relating to inflation—but during the past month this gradual increase has accelerated steadily and has now taken on the appearance of a virtual flood.
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