Legislation Would Require Palladium Coin
June 2008 by Associated PressPending legislation requiring the government to mint a $20 coin with palladium mined domestically would put Montana front and center.
In a federal lawsuit, a family claims the US Mint illegally seized 10 gold coins that the family had found among a dead relative’s possessions.
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The sun is teasing the horizon in the heart of the Mojave. Soon, the exciting nightlife will end as the lizards and desert rats return to their homes.
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Jack had been taking a break while Roy was dredging and it was time for Jack to take over. He grabbed his hookah and weight belt, slipped underwater and headed for Roy’s location.
The early day miners feared it, and it happened a lot more often than they would have liked: the easily worked rich surface ores they discovered gave way as they mined downward to a vein full of sulfides, base metals and other nasty, rebellious and...
The following are situations that the modern prospector would do well to research. Some specific areas are described, but more importantly they present background into what the author feels are worthwhile and generally overlooked situations...
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