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January 2000 by Staff• Australians know how to do a fundraiser
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Revett Silver Company, formerly Sterling Mining Company, hopes to reopen a dormant copper and silver mine near Troy, Montana, in the next six months because higher copper prices have made the operation practical, an executive said.
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Q: I live near the Gold Basin area of Arizona. What detector will go deep and be easier to use for small gold? I need some help.
For twenty years, between 1980 and 2000, the price of gold was rarely mentioned. There was little interest, and the price was either falling or remaining steady. Since 2001, however, interest in gold has soared along with its price.
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Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Nearly 150 years after gold was discovered in Boulder County along Gold Run Creek, a couple of old mines are slowly cranking back into operation now that excavating the slender veins of precious metal is profitable again.
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