Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
April 1999 by Staff
It’s a novel twist on the vending machine: in go the coins, out comes a nugget of gold.
• Royal Gold, Inc.
• Placer Dome, Inc.
• Homestake Mining Company
• African Metals Corp.
• Vista Gold Corp.
• Administration won't appeal latest ruling on Roadless Rule
• Improved forest management plan by year's end
• IBLA rules in favor of Cortez Gold Mine and BLM
A treasure-seeking young man whose name will forever remain anonymous made the months-long journey either over land or by sailing ship to California after word spread about the gold strike in 1849.
I’d start the day by crawling out of my dome tent, cooking up some Spam and eggs, and heating water for instant coffee on the Coleman stove.
Imagine you have located a source of virgin placer ore containing immense gold value. Now imagine that there is a 10-ton monolith of extremely hard gneiss in between you and payday.
I started with, "Hey, Rusty, tell me about the time..." and that was all it took.
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