Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
May 2004 by Staff
Robert A. Sanregret
1930 - 1999
• There's a fungus among us
• Taxpayers crash land in Arizona
• "What did you get arrested for?"
Let’s examine why your placer gold looks the way it does and what you can tell about its journey based upon its appearance.
Silver refining has been used from ancient times to change the characteristics of the metal. Early metallurgists refined silver by heating it a couple hundred degrees above its melting point and holding the metal at an elevated temperature for a period of time.
The Robinson is a wooden bucket-line dredge that was built in the early 1900s in New York and shipped in pieces to Nash County in North Carolina by train for reassembly.
During the summer break of my first year of college in the late ‘50s, I was unemployed and bored, so my friends and I decided to do some gold mine exploration. We used to read a magazine called Treasure and had a good idea of where all the gold mines were located.
Well, the long-anticipated US election was held the first Tuesday of November. If you were a partisan of the Republican Party, victory was sweet, indeed. If you supported Kerry and his pals, our truest sympathies, for the electoral devastation was complete. Bush won in both the Electoral College and popular vote contests...
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