Mining Stock Quotes & Mineral and Metal Prices
December 2006 by Staff
Picks & Pans: Arizona Desert Drywashing Adventure
As a dedicated dredger, this was to be a totally different experience. Finding gold without using water seemed almost impossible.
Gold Hits $1,000! What the Gold Price Is Telling Us
For twenty years, between 1980 and 2000, the price of gold was rarely mentioned. There was little interest, and the price was either falling or remaining steady. Since 2001, however, interest in gold has soared along with its price.
Then and Now: Is Gold Really Money?
The gold from 80 years ago still holds all of its value—it’s the Dollar that has been damaged.
The Fortymile Goldfields
Having made nearly forty trips into this region over the years, the area has a tendency to draw the individual into its unique winding roads, which were once mining trails, where the creeks and rivers run to and fro across its twisted topography.
My First Gold Patch
After finding little specks and occasionally little nuggets all season, I had finally reached something economical and interesting! This had never happened before along the Pellice Valley in Italy.
Melman on Gold & Silver
Not only is the Greenback steadily weakening, but calls for the abandonment of the US Dollar as the world’s reserve currency are growing more frequent and more strident.
The Bawl Mill • Legislative and Regulatory Update • Researching and Staking Mining Claims • The Goodnews Bay Platinum Fields • Special Rock • The Business of Mining: Cars, Trucks and Tax Deductions • The Kern River Gold Rush • Finding Gold in Mokelumne River Canyon • Important Court Cases • Smugglers Causing Problems in South Africa • Market Spotlight: Platinum in Demand • Melman on Gold & Silver • Looking Back