Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
January 2002 by Staff
There has been much said and written about nepotism, especially in government and business. There is, however, no written rule that would prevent any miner or prospector from hiring a spouse, children or other family members in the prospecting, mining or dredging business. There may even be tax advantages associated with that nepotism.
For miners holding a mining claim, mill site or tunnel site on public lands, August 31, 1999 is the last day to meet the annual filing requirement and pay the $100 maintenance fee to the Bureau of Land Management.
"Gold does strange things to people."
Gemstones are timeless treasures of beauty. The extraordinary and satiated colors of many gemstones enhance their aesthetic beauty. Gems have been sought for personal adornment since the beginning of time and such minerals...
There is a unique anticipation that comes with waking in gold country. The long early morning rays bring warmth after a cold night. Restless nights allow thoughts of gold hidden in the ground for too long.
Q: Where is the best place to prospect for gold in Minnesota?
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