Kazak Government Collects Gold from Residents
July 1999 by Associated PressThe local administration in the Almaty region has issued an appeal for people to "lend" their gold to the government. Organizers are using the slogan: "Help us in difficult times."
It was my fourth prospecting trip to Paradise Valley, Alaska, and I arrived in late July. I spent the first seven days with claim owner Mick Manns and his helper, Brian. It was one of my best trips yet and I wish I could have shared it...
Long-term, the outlook remains very favorable—but the obvious and important question is when we might expect a solid bull market revival to take place.
Some calls from subscribers and advertisers over the past few months have prompted us to remind both buyers and sellers to be wary of fraudulent activity in the prospecting and mining industry.
Q: I was wondering how such a device could locate a rich gold vein in quartz, for example, since a metal like gold is non-magnetic.
Ten heavily armed men hijacked a plane November 5th, making off with 660 lbs of gold worth an estimated $2.3 million...
Vertical aerial photographs, a form of remote sensing, are invaluable in the search for mineral deposits, and have been used for 60 years for that purpose.
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