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Montana residents finding gold in their tap water
Yahoo ^ | 06/06/2014 | Will Lerner

Posted on 06/06/2014 9:42:05 PM PDT by Rusty0604

Whitehall, Montana consists of approximately 1,000 people and is nearly 70 miles south from the capital city of Helena. KTVM NBC Montana is reporting that at least two households in the Jefferson County town are finding gold flakes in their tap water, and that has them concerned.

Sharon Brown was washing dishes earlier this week when something caught her eye. Her husband, Mark Brown, told KTVM, "She had pulled the plug to let the water out and it was glistening, gleaming little flecks." Mr. Brown did not believe that it could possibly be gold, but after multiple tests were done, they found that it actually was the precious metal.

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1 posted on 06/06/2014 9:42:05 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Rusty0604

can’t you see it ? the great gold rush of ‘14


2 posted on 06/06/2014 9:45:53 PM PDT by kingattax (a real American would rather die on his feet than live on his knees.)
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To: Rusty0604

that will be one sought after municipal contract to have - filtering gold.


3 posted on 06/06/2014 9:47:46 PM PDT by RitchieAprile
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To: Rusty0604; jiggyboy; PA Engineer; blam; TigerLikesRooster; Cheap_Hessian; CJinVA; Jet Jaguar; ...

Goldbug ping.


4 posted on 06/06/2014 9:47:54 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (Resist in place.)
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To: Rusty0604

Can you ingest tiny gold flake safely?


5 posted on 06/06/2014 9:48:36 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Rusty0604

Doing better than the Hoffman crew.


6 posted on 06/06/2014 9:48:48 PM PDT by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: Rusty0604

So the red state gets gold flakes in their water, and blue state Californians get toilet to tap, that’s got to be racism or sexism, or something.


7 posted on 06/06/2014 9:49:53 PM PDT by ansel12 ((Ted Cruz and Mike Lee-both of whom sit on the Senate Judiciary Comm as Ginsberg's importance fades)
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To: Starstruck

Just laughed up half a mouthful of Yuengling. Nicely played!


8 posted on 06/06/2014 9:51:08 PM PDT by FlJoePa ("Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good")
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To: GeronL

Yes. Ever drink Goldschlager?!


9 posted on 06/06/2014 9:51:15 PM PDT by Southack (The one thing preppers need from the 1st World? http://tinyurl.com/ktfwljc .)
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To: Rusty0604

Whitehall is quite close to the Golden Sunlight Mine.


10 posted on 06/06/2014 9:51:16 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Rusty0604

They’ve been a real estate slump and someone just salted the mine?


11 posted on 06/06/2014 9:51:46 PM PDT by Jemian
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To: Southack

lol

is that a real drink?


12 posted on 06/06/2014 9:52:12 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: GeronL

There is some booze that has gold flakes in it, so I guess so.


13 posted on 06/06/2014 9:52:24 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: GeronL

That you can, it won’t react with anything. However, the gold recovery process after that is kind of unpleasant shall we say.


14 posted on 06/06/2014 9:52:26 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: GeronL

They have been selling Goldschlager schnapps for years with no problems that I’ve ever heard of.


15 posted on 06/06/2014 9:52:47 PM PDT by Bob
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To: JimSEA

lol


16 posted on 06/06/2014 9:54:08 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Jemian

I was thinking that should increase house prices in the neighborhood.


17 posted on 06/06/2014 9:54:08 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Rusty0604

18 posted on 06/06/2014 9:54:30 PM PDT by BlueDragon (the wicked flee when none pursueth, but the righteous...are as bold as a lion)
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To: Bob

I never heard of that, is it expensive? lol


19 posted on 06/06/2014 9:54:51 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: JimSEA

The cyanide processing plant at the Homestake Mine is now closed.


20 posted on 06/06/2014 9:56:38 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: GeronL

It’s nott all that expensive as far as I can recall. Wikipedia says that each bottle has about half a Euro worth of gold in it. So, no, that’s not a whole bunch of gold.


21 posted on 06/06/2014 10:02:16 PM PDT by Bob
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To: Rusty0604

“We’ll ALL be taking golden showers!”
Kent Brrrockman
What?


22 posted on 06/06/2014 10:06:31 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: Rusty0604

Gee, how much is being flushed?


23 posted on 06/06/2014 10:08:09 PM PDT by Rockpile
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To: Rusty0604; Bullish; CTyank; mylife; Eddie01; Vaquero; dynachrome; Nachum; DBrow; jessduntno; ...

I might be moving to Montana soon ...


24 posted on 06/06/2014 10:08:43 PM PDT by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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To: Rockpile

I would filter all the water.


25 posted on 06/06/2014 10:12:59 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Slump Tester

Gonna be a tap water tycoon?


26 posted on 06/06/2014 10:16:55 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" means something different to 0bama.)
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To: TigersEye
Gonna be a tap water tycoon?

Gonna be a gold flykune. (With a pair of heavy-duty Zircon-encrusted tweezers in my hand.)

27 posted on 06/06/2014 10:30:53 PM PDT by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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To: Bob

I’ve got a bottle of Grand Royale cinnamon schnapps with gold flakes, 107 proof, from Switzerland. Pretty good stuff.


28 posted on 06/06/2014 10:34:02 PM PDT by matthew fuller (We should swap twenty million Mexican illegal aliens for Marine SGT Andrew Tahmooressi.)
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To: Slump Tester

Just you and the pygmy pony filtering water from all the lines.


29 posted on 06/06/2014 10:37:34 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" means something different to 0bama.)
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To: TigersEye

Yippy-Ty-O-Ty-Ay!


30 posted on 06/06/2014 10:40:25 PM PDT by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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To: Slump Tester

Gonna be a dental floss tycoon?


31 posted on 06/06/2014 10:43:13 PM PDT by FlyingEagle
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To: GeronL

“Can you ingest tiny gold flake safely?”

Of course you can... It doesn’t react with much, that’s the reason it’s in metallic form.


32 posted on 06/06/2014 10:43:18 PM PDT by babygene ( .)
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To: Rusty0604
Alchemy works!

We're saved from the Obama economy!

-PJ

33 posted on 06/06/2014 10:52:33 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: Rusty0604

I find it curious that no one has mentioned the connection between gold appearing in groundwater and increase in volcanic and geothermal activity. Isn’t this town just north of Yellowstone?


34 posted on 06/06/2014 11:10:10 PM PDT by ponygirl (Be Breitbart.)
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To: FlyingEagle; TigersEye

I wasn’t aware it had been released yet, but I just downloaded “Roxy by Proxy” from a bit torrent. It’s all live with the 1973-1973 Mothers lineup. What a kick ass album!


35 posted on 06/06/2014 11:18:24 PM PDT by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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To: GeronL

yes there is a dessert you can buy that has edible gold flakes in it.


36 posted on 06/06/2014 11:21:52 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Rusty0604
♪By my self, I wouldn't have no boss ♫ but I'd be raisen my lonely dental floss

Badah bah buh dah buh bah bah..

37 posted on 06/06/2014 11:26:40 PM PDT by mylife (The roar of the masses could be farts)
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To: Slump Tester

Yippie Aye Oh Tay Ay!


38 posted on 06/06/2014 11:28:56 PM PDT by mylife (The roar of the masses could be farts)
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RIP FZ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=di2B3HDXjmI


39 posted on 06/06/2014 11:32:20 PM PDT by mylife (The roar of the masses could be farts)
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To: ponygirl

That would be weird.

First gold in the drinking water.

Then the big one blows.

Actually I am puzzled how any normal municipal water plant managed to have gold flakes get past its particulate filters.


40 posted on 06/06/2014 11:42:37 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: matthew fuller

YThere is also a liqueur from Germany called Golden Wasser (Gold Water) https://www.google.com/?gws_rd=ssl#q=goldwasser+price

Still have a quirky bottle from somewhere Mexico? from 40-45 years ago. IIRC a rather sweet drink.


41 posted on 06/07/2014 12:33:07 AM PDT by V K Lee
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To: GeronL

Yes, gold is harmless. It doesn’t interact chemically with any other element, which is why it never tarnishes. So it will just pass through your system.


42 posted on 06/07/2014 12:59:41 AM PDT by Hugin
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To: Rusty0604

That’s my point. Someone salted the mineand made the propertymore valuable


43 posted on 06/07/2014 1:23:13 AM PDT by Jemian
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To: GeronL

No problem at all.


44 posted on 06/07/2014 1:36:54 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: GeronL

Gold leaf (as well as other Metal leaf such as Vark) is sometimes used to decorate food or drink, typically to promote a perception of luxury and high value; however, it is flavorless.[1] It is occasionally found in desserts and confectionery, including chocolates, honey and mithai. In India it may be used effectively as a garnish, with thin sheets placed on a main dish, especially on festive occasions. When used as an additive to food, gold has the E-number E175.


45 posted on 06/07/2014 3:13:17 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Slump Tester; TigersEye

Why do these Montana deals always wind up just being me and some pygmy pony over by some bush for a while?


46 posted on 06/07/2014 3:32:49 AM PDT by Rodamala
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To: Slump Tester

...raise me some dental floss....


47 posted on 06/07/2014 3:51:16 AM PDT by Feckless (I was trained by the US << This Tagline Censored by FR >> ain't that irOnic?)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Depends upon the state regulations and if it is groundwater or surface water.

If the water supply system has filtration, I think I’d focus on capturing the backwash and see how often the filter media is changed out.

Next, all your sewer manholes will probably get free inspections.


48 posted on 06/07/2014 3:57:56 AM PDT by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: Slump Tester

If the gold thing doesn’t pan out, you can always fall back on being a dental floss tycoon . . .


49 posted on 06/07/2014 4:42:44 AM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: Slump Tester

“I might be moving to Montana soon ...”

OK, make sure you purchase the mineral rights to the land you buy - not too easy to do. They do not convey.

If you DO move out here let me know, I’ll show you ‘round the place.


50 posted on 06/07/2014 4:44:14 AM PDT by BBB333 (Q: Which is grammatically correct? Joe Biden IS or Joe Biden ARE an idiot?)
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