The Bawl Mill
October 2010 by Staff• A third political party is born
• What's that smell?
• Third time is not a charm...
• As old as the hills...really
• "Governor Sure"
• $500,000 + a trip to Greece + one renovation = how many teaching jobs?
• Rahall bill threatens uranium mining
• California Fish & Game claims it needs more time
• Huge new tax burden on coin and bullion transactions
• Refund bill fails in Assembly Committee
• Do as I say, not as I do...
• Political parking perk...
...this debacle may easily lead to disenchantment with government programs in general and politicians of all stripes in particular. Historically, that kind of unrest has been positive for precious metals markets.
Few countries in the world can claim as lengthy a mining legacy as the Cornish of southwest England. Cornwall, a county situated at the farthest tip of the country at the edge of the Atlantic ocean, has been mined for tin deposits since the Bronze Age, 2100-1500 BC.
It is likely that few tourists passing through the crowning glory of the Canadian Rocky Mountains in northeastern British Columbia would be aware that this spectacular region is the focal point of the search for one of earth’s most intriguing metals—tantalum.
Over fifty pieces of dendritic gold, ranging from 1 gram up to 2.5 ounces, were recently discovered at a mine in the Allegheny Mining District in Northern California.
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