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PRO MINING: Barrack’s Goldstrike Thiosulphate Project

First gold from the thiosulphate circuit, an innovative and proprietary technology developed by Barrick, was produced in late November 2014. Since it was commissioned late last year, the new circuit has met our production and cost expectations. This new processing method, which does not use cyanide, will enable Goldstrike to accelerate cash flow from about four million stockpiled ounces. The new…
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Gold Rush Gear Available in VT Gold Region

Ludlow, VT: Lucky Prospector Gear is available at Al's Antiques on VT103 north of Ludlow. You will find gold pans in multiple sizes, kits with vials, tweezers, and magnifiers. Also on hand are copies of The Gold Rush Times. If you would like a color restored 1800's Gold Map, there are a variety of sizes at the second floor gallery. The maps…
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Events

VT Old Home Day Gold Panning Strong

Plymouth, VT: Saturday August 2, 2015 is Old Home Day in Historic Plymouth Vermont. The Calvin Coolidge Historic Presidential Estate sits on top of Plymouth Notch in Vermont's Historic Gold Rush region on VT 100A.   Maps, gold panning demos, gear, and hard copies of The Gold Rush Times will be available. Stanley Brick, Publisher of The Gold Rush Times, will demonstrate…
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FBI Partially Recovers Gold Taken During Roadside Heist in North Carolina

Miami, FL: The FBI has released a photograph of one of the gold bars stolen during the March 1, 2015 gold heist in North Carolina. The gold bar, weighing approximately 26 pounds and valued between $470,000 and $500,000, was recently recovered in South Florida. “This confirms that there is a South Florida nexus to this crime,” said Justin E. Fleck, Supervisory…
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$4.9 Million North Carolina Gold Bar Heist

Wilson County, NC: March 1, 2015 - The FBI (release) seeks the public’s assistance for any information regarding the robbery of a tractor-trailer carrying precious metals that occurred in Wilson County, North Carolina, on March 1, 2015. On March 1, the tractor trailer departed Miami and was scheduled to arrive in Boston on March 2. Around 6:30 on March 1, while…
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FBI NY – Chief Executive Officer and Orchestrator of $10 Million Advance Fee and Alaskan Gold Mine Investment Schemes Sentenced to More Than 20 Years’ Imprisonment

New York - - William C. Lange, the founder of Harbor Funding Group, Inc. (“HFGI”) and Black Sand Mine, Inc. (“BSMI”), was sentenced in federal court in Brooklyn to 262 months’ imprisonment. The defendant was remanded after sentencing. In September 2014, Lange pleaded guilty to two counts charging conspiracy to commit wire fraud and conspiracy to commit securities fraud and wire…
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Concentrating White Channel Pay Dirt

Below the dirt is a layer of rocks called a "White Channel". In Vermont, gold is associated with white quartz in contemporary  finds, as well as noted in historic finds. During a recent gold find in Buffalo Brook, the rocks that were separated were primarily quartz. Most of quartz rocks were small pieces crushed down to one inch or less. The…
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172,000 + Tonnes of Gold on Earth

Recreational Gold Nuggets from the Vermont Gold Rush during 2012. Estimated Counted Gold on earth or the gold reserve is near 172,000 tonnes.  1,000 kilograms is equivalent to approximately 2, pounds, tons (US) or tons (imperial). The usage is as follows: 49% for Jewelry, 19% Investment Bars and Coins, 17% Central Banks, 12% Industrial, 2% Unaccounted For, additional gold is mined…
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