Prospectors & Attorneys
May 2009 by R. V. LarsonIt is a fact that when most prospectors hear the word attorney they make the sign of the cross and run for cover. I understand all that, but there does come a time when we must face the facts. Sometimes we need them.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Q: Thanks for the great article in the recent ICMJ [“Metallic Trash—Scourge of the Prospector,” July 2012]...
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• Taxation without (insurance) representation
Last month saw the mining industry take center stage as Toronto, Ontario was once again host city for the giant PDAC annual mining convention. We take at look at that gathering below, focusing on some of the negative industry sentiment on display.
Cobalt and nickel are tough silver-white metals, with similar physical properties, that frequently occur together in nature, along with copper sulfides. Cobalt and nickel are used as alloys, providing great strength and resistance...
To the writer's knowledge, this was the first discovery of silver and lead in North Carolina and perhaps one of the first official discoveries of silver east of the Mississippi River.
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