Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
July 2008 by Staff
Slug Gulch. What a name. It originates back into the 1860s or so. The question is whether it was referring to the snail-like creature or to large pieces of gold. The name alone is enough for any prospector to consider checking the area out.
The Guyana Highlands referred to here are a tropical upland area that extends from French Guiana on the east to Colombia on the west, with elevations reaching 9,219 feet. It occupies a vast and remote region between the Orinoco River on the north and the Amazon River on the south. There are mountains, tablelands, mesas, and swamps, largely impassable to those on foot.
Imagine a coin worth more than its weight in gold...
• Funds eliminated for federal land acquisitions
• ANWR leasing
• GAO scolds Fish & Wildlife
• Red Rock wilderness proposed again
• BLM websites still down
• Karuk lawsuit update
At first, I tried to shift things around, but then a hand with a rock would appear, so I would stop trying to adjust my gear and grab the rock to keep things moving.
Gold’s greatest previous bull market took place in 1977-1980 amidst currency instability, and we cannot help but note the similarities between the present and that past era.
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