World Gold Council Launches New Gold Bullion Securities
January 2004 by Leonard MelmanThanks to the efforts of the World Gold Council (WGC), investors in the yellow metal now have an excellent new way in which to participate in gold’s price movements.
It’s important to pay attention to where you dig, because just like any placer, the gold in dry placers is concentrated in certain spots. This is especially true when you are testing and trying to determine the potential of a placer area.
• "Well, that's what we've been told, isn't it?"
Excerpts from CMJ published 50 years ago this month.
• California suction dredging
• HR 2262
My girlfriend Beth and I decided to take our canoe down the Yukon and do some gold dredging...
Fishing, camping and the protection of American Indian artifacts along a 30-mile section of the North Fork of the Clearwater River outweigh the desire of placer miners to search for gold, an attorney representing the US Forest Service said.
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