James Ledbetter: How the U.S. government tried to convict a golden rooster


10:30p ET Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

James Ledbetter's new book, "One Nation Under Gold," has a chapter humorously detailing the U.S. government's paranoia about the monetary metal even back in the 1950s and '60s, before the government resorted to gold sales, swaps, and leases for price suppression. The chapter tells the strange story of a golden rooster in Nevada that was prosecuted for violating the Gold Reserve Act of 1934. The excerpt is headlined "Why the U.S. Government Once Sued a Nevada Casino over a 14-Pound Solid-Gold Rooster" and it's posted at QZ.com here:


CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.


Camino Reports Diamond Drive Results from Los Chapitos Project

Company Announcement
Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Camino Minerals Corp. (COR: TSX-V) is pleased to report results for the first diamond drill hole completed at its Los Chapitos Project in southern Peru. Hole DCH-001 was designed to twin CHR-002 on the Adriana Zone, which intersected 106 meters averaging 1.3 percent copper.

Selected drill highlights from hole DCH-001 include:

-- 0.73 percent copper over 55.0 meters, including 1.21 percent copper over 28.3 meters.

-- 0.72 percent copper over 168.5 meters, including 1.63 percent copper over 27.0 meters.

-- And 0.94 percent copper over 3.8 meters at the end of the hole.

Hole DCH-001 intersected numerous intervals of oxide and sulphide mineralization that had a combined total length of 316 meters averaging 0.63 percent copper. Diamond drilling appears to have recovered the oxide mineralization better than reverse-circulation drilling, as noted by the interval from 5.7 to 61 meters. Copper oxide mineralization was found throughout the hole, including in the magnetite-rich zones. Most of the deeper intersections averaging greater than 1 percent copper were generally sulphide mineralization. The comparable diamond drill interval to the high grade intersection of hole CHR-002 was well-brecciated and resulted in it being mostly oxide mineralization containing reduced copper values. ...

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