Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
January 2000 by Staff
• Bill introduced to repeal RAT
• Rock Creek — Alaska
• Rock Creek — Montana
After months of war news, rising unemployment, declining economic activity and heightened world tensions, the news background took a decided turn for the better last month—at least on the surface. The war in Iraq has died down to only an occasional moderate outburst. Tensions between Israel and its Palestinian neighbors appear to be on the decline. New unemployment claims have fallen and...
I was amazed and surprised, and I took a moment to admire how beautiful this coarse chunk of gold was. It later weighed exactly one-half ounce.
Ireland-based Conroy Diamonds and Gold announced they have found what may be the largest gold deposit to date in Britain or Ireland.
• Not so happy birthday
• Even more support for the PLP
The Steeple Rock Mining District is located in the northwest-trending Summit Mountains of southwest New Mexico, at an average elevation of 5,200 feet. The highest point in the mountains is Vanderbilt Peak, which rises to an elevation of 6,773 feet. The mountains receive about 12 inches of precipitation a year in the form of rain and occasional winter snow.
I thought I’d try something totally different—a large area of small material tailings. After about an hour of digging and test panning we both had more gold than all the other digs combined.
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