Gold Hits $1,000! What the Gold Price Is Telling Us
April 2008 by Rep. Ron PaulFor twenty years, between 1980 and 2000, the price of gold was rarely mentioned. There was little interest, and the price was either falling or remaining steady. Since 2001, however, interest in gold has soared along with its price.
While the bullion value of the nugget is already substantial, the size and rarity of the Ausrox Nugget combine to make its worth invaluable in the collector market.
Q: I moved to Washington State in September of 2006. After recently downloading the Washington Gold and Fish Regulations, I was stunned to learn that it will be nearly impossible to prospect or work a located claim in the state of Washington…
A very famous quote that appears particularly relevant to the past month is one attributed to former British Prime Minister Harold MacMillan. When asked what could most easily derail a government, he replied, “Events, dear boy, events.” We certainly had events in abundance this past month.
Geologic maps generally appear complex and daunting, and certainly some are. However, many have information hidden within their bright splashes of colors and patterns that can aid the prospector who takes the time to study them.
Given the enormous expenditures that are required to bring any mining property into production, the industry can ill afford a regulatory system which, by reversing already existent approvals, can nullify the value of funds already expended.
After weeks, months, even years of eager anticipation, the New Millennium has dawned!
Interior Secretary Gale Norton approved the reversal of controversial millsite restrictions that were put in place by the Clinton administration.
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