Mining Stock Quotes & Mineral and Metal Prices
December 2006 by Staff
Gold mining is garnering national attention as the economy slows and more Americans look for a way to make ends meet.
While the bullion value of the nugget is already substantial, the size and rarity of the Ausrox Nugget combine to make its worth invaluable in the collector market.
Our destination was some old hydraulic workings where the old miners had washed literally mountains of material away to expose gold in ancient river channels.
The first thing a person should do is seriously consider whether they want to go mining as a hobby or a business, and the tax implications of the choice.
• Karuk Tribe case over, for now
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A few months later, a young, greenhorn lawyer agreed to pay to have it assayed, and the quartz turned out to be rich in both gold and silver.
• If at first you don’t succeed...
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