The Bawl Mill
May 2006 by Staff• A breath of fresh air?
• Ay Carumba!
• Principal pours it on a little too thick...
• Babbitt Wants Another 4 Million Acres
• County Ruled Unfair in Mineral Valuations
• Public Comment Period for Clean Water Action Plan
So let’s dive in and see what I can do to convince you that this is the year you should be out staking your own claims.
The story begins in the early 1940s in Vance County, North Carolina, on a farm that belonged to the Hamme family. During spring plowing in 1942, one of the brothers accidentally plowed up an odd looking rock and took it home to show his younger brother who was studying geology at Duke University.
Putting this information together, we conclude that the coming year of 2007 could hold explosive growth for the precious metals as the probability of an international “accident” rises, as the dollar comes under increasing pressure and as the fundamental demand for resources of all types from India and China plus other developing nations grows relentlessly.
Every time we prospected here we found gold, sometimes some really coarse flakes, but no large nuggets (yet).
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