Gold & Silver of the Comstock Lode
September 2010 by Chris RalphThere still remains some material in place along the lode that could be mined at high gold and silver prices.
Robert Sanregret—Attorney at Law
Western Mining Council
National Association of Mining Districts
History may not exactly repeat itself, but we have once again been receiving a double-dose of headlines regarding gold for the second straight month as the yellow metal has soared to yet another series of records,
The one he’s rolling around in his fingers is nice—5.23 carats, nearly the size of a marble, pure and white. But the diamond that Alphonse Ngoyi Kasanji is talking about is the big one—the one that got taken away.
The good news about boulders is they can trap heavy minerals. The bad news is moving them out of the way can be a real struggle.
Q: What are the advantages or disadvantages of hand crank vs. battery power vs. blower? And your preference?
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