The Price of Gold—Where It’s Headed and Why
November 2005 by Leonard MelmanFor the past year, one of the most troubling questions raised at mining conventions and conferences has been, “Why have so many economic and social events occurred as predicted, but the precious metals remain locked in a...
After removing about six inches of dirt and cobbles, the sound was a bit more recognizable. I was now confident that there was a definite target and not just a ground noise.
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The site of the old mining camp of Quartzville is 30 miles northeast of Sweet Home, Oregon, via a road which is paved for much of the distance. It is located in mountainous terrain along the west slope of the rugged Cascade Range, with elevations ranging from 1,600 to over 4,000 feet.
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