Wyoming's Billion Dollar Nugget
June 2006 by David C. FreitagOn the high desert of Wyoming, the Dickie Springs/Oregon Gulch gold deposit has been known about for over 143 years. Since 1863, early settlers who crossed the continental divide worked and studied this deposit. Reports suggest...
It was down deeper than I expected for surface trash. It wasn't until I was down six inches that the target screamed from my scoop.
After weeks, months, even years of eager anticipation, the New Millennium has dawned!
Well, as they say, "there's a time for everything and everything has it's time"—or something like that!
Joy was written on his face, holding up the nugget—his first ever nugget—that he and his grandpa dug up together.
...while the public appears sold on the idea of imminent recovery and government politicians continually issue statements in support of that concept, several responsible columnists have issued their own predictions, and they are hardly optimistic.
Last month we took a look at the origins of coarse gold nuggets and the results of some new science about how they form. This new information pointed out that many nuggets once thought to be of secondary origin are formed under hot conditions...
GATA’s claims of gold market manipulation “were publicized by the South African press and were presented to important South African officials,” stated Murphy in a recent press release. Here are a few of the highlights:
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