"New" Gold Rush Has Arrived
June 2009 by Scott HarnGold mining is garnering national attention as the economy slows and more Americans look for a way to make ends meet.
Stillwater Mining Company’s East Boulder platinum and palladium mine is back in operation, with its staff cut in half...
• By the numbers
• Apparently Americans deserve more of the same...
Q: I plan to be filing as the sole owner of the claim. How many claims can I file for and what would be the size of claim(s)?
Strange, isn’t it, how our vocabulary has been expanding of late. Up until late 2001, the term “Twin Towers” meant either the combination of the Federal Budgetary Deficit and the National Debt or the two outstanding forwards of the NBA’s San Antonio Spurs. Suddenly, the only relevant meaning was the two destroyed buildings in New York City. By mid-2002, most of us who hadn’t given Afghanistan a second thought became familiar with names of towns and regions in that country.
Coin and bullion dealers confirmed in mid-August that the US Mint was refusing orders from dealers.
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.
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