May 2008 by Tom LeftwichThe horsetail is a type of plant that grows in sandy soil usually very close to a water supply. Its uses are many as it has a high silica content that allegedly can be of some medicinal value, but its primary function during the gold rush days was for...
One of the largest underground copper mines in the world officially closed mid-January, as demolition crews blasted its twin smelter stacks.
We are now seeing declines in gold followed quickly by rallies to new relative highs while powerful stock market rallies are met with aggressive new selling. Whether this pattern will continue into the future is debatable, but it certainly is a welcome background for the much-battered world of precious metals investing.
We knew what to do—we moved our project far enough from the river to escape the two hundred foot shoreline rule. If the old man had been right we could do this and still be over the loop of pay dirt.
As noted above, the “Ring of Fire” is an area of great potential mineral wealth located in the far northern Ontario Province of Canada. Many companies have sent in exploration and development teams…
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The Black Hills of western South Dakota are domal mountains that rise to 7,242 feet near Mt. Rushmore National Monument. Annual precipitation reaches 28 inches, enough to support winter sports and pine forests.
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