How to Get Started as a Gold Prospector
February 2008 by Chris RalphThe surging price of gold is attracting a whole new generation of prospectors who are looking to find a bit of natural gold out in the hills. It’s certainly a lot different than it was six or eight years ago when gold was stuck below $300 per ounce.
Q: Set up a small portable operation or send the ore to a custom mill?
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...a substantial number of news headlines reflected the growing realization that much of the “green shoots” optimism of the past few months was premature.
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Chihuahua, about the size of Oregon, is Mexico’s largest state and one of its most prosperous, with a great influx of foreign capital. The capital city, Chihuahua (pop. 2 million), is 228 miles, by divided highway, south of El Paso, Texas. Topographically, the state can be divided into several provinces, from dry sandy deserts on the north and east, to the forested Sierra Madre Occidental on the west and southwest.
While gold’s chart has recently confirmed its short-term negative trend, the intermediate trend remains neutral while gold’s long-term chart is beginning to show some positive indications.
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