Gold Prospecting in Alberta
July 2003 by Orest ProtchRumors, myths, legends, folklore and oral histories—all of these are part of the framework that make up the core belief systems of the elements of society that persist to this day to go in pursuit of illustrious gold.
A very good baseball hitter might get a hit roughly one time out of every three at-bats, but for prospectors often the results are much sparser and it may take many trips before the prospector hits a home run.
• What's worth picking out of the pan besides gold?
One of the consequences of the weakening economy and the sharp declines in NASDAQ securities was a sudden weakening of the US Dollar (see chart of D-Mark). As investors began to pull their funds out of the US and return the funds to their native lands, this resulted in sales of the dollar, reducing it in value.
The current administration is receptive; we believe the time is ripe to push for a return to reasonable regulations and to restore mining to a priority for public lands as long as some new crisis doesn’t take precedent.
This fine gold that is so common is probably the most notorious for eluding our riffles and mattings.
- Taking (apart) the (solar) road less traveled...
- Fill'er up
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