Picks & Pans: The Perfect Paystreak
June 2005 by Ed "Ski" SzynkowskiI have never heard how Browns Creek got its name but this pristine Northern California stream, which splashes its way from Deer Lick Springs on the Shasta County line to the Trinity River below Junction City, could easily have been called...
Prospectors have many reasons why they might want to break rocks. These include dividing up a specimen too large to carry.
Based on historic indicators, last month’s precious metals performances gave us two reasons for optimism.
The International Monetary Fund is reconsidering selling some of its gold reserves to help finance a Western debt-relief plan for some of the world's most debt-burdened countries, a top IMF official said.
Vancouver, British Columbia, became the focus of the international mining community for five exciting days in late January as two conventions catering to the precious metals mining community were held just blocks apart from each other. And, while they both had differing emphases, each convention attracted unprecedented numbers of participants.
For now, MSHA is just collecting information. However, the information it collects will shape what comes next.
- UN budget is UNderfunded and UNfairly distributed
- Walmart makes the naughty list
My wife Maureen and I spend part of our winter season in the Quartzsite, Arizona area. One fine March morning, we left our RV camping area at approximately 10am in search of that elusive yellow metal with our metal detectors.
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