Stimulus Package Provides Potential Tax Savings For Miners
April 2009 by Mark E. BattersbyThe American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, a nearly $800 billion stimulus package, includes nearly $300 billion in potential tax savings. Every prospector, miner and mining operator can share in over $75 billion in tax benefits for 2009 and 2010.
The good news about boulders is they can trap heavy minerals. The bad news is moving them out of the way can be a real struggle.
North Carolina was the site of the first well documented discovery of gold in the United States, which occurred in 1799. Not many years later, when the importance of this find was realized, gold miners came to seek their fortunes.
The solution focused on the relative difference in malleability between gold and waste, rather than the difference in density exploited by gravity circuits.
The following article has been written with a two-fold purpose; first, to help familiarize anyone interested in “meteorite shooting,” and second, to stress the importance of scientific research.
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