What Became of the Crow?

Robert Moriarty and Dr. Quinton Hennigh return as guests on this week’s program.

An early settler in NW Australia, James Withnell aided by a nasty crow, first discovered gold in Australia’s Pilbara in 1888. For reasons spelled out in Robert’s book What Became of the Crow? Inside the Greatest Gold Discovery in History”gold mining was largely confined to weekend hobbyists who were clueless regarding the scale of conglomerate gold deposits under their feet. Not until Quinton’s theories of how the great Wits deposit in S.A. was created led him to explore this vast region did anyone on earth except Quinton himself begin to fathom the amazing scale of wealth that Novo is about to mine.

Quinton provides updates on Novo’s path to production and gives his vision for the future. Bob shares a very colorful story of the players led by Quinton & an Australian prospector named Mark Creasy to make what may well be the greatest gold discovery in history.

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Robert Moriarty was born in New York in 1946. He began training as a military pilot in 1965 and became the youngest Naval Aviator during the Vietnam War in 1966. With two years in Vietnam and some 832 missions in combat, he left the Marine Corps in 1970. He worked in computers for a few years before beginning a 2nd career as a ferry pilot delivering small airplanes all over the world. He made over 240 ocean crossings mostly in single engine airplanes. He holds 14 international aviation records.

Bob and Barb Moriarty brought 321gold.com to the Internet in 2012. They later added 321energy.com to cover oil, natural gas, gasoline, coal, solar, wind and nuclear energy. Both sites feature articles, editorial opinions, pricing figures and updates on current events affecting both sectors. 

Dr. Quinton Hennigh is an economic geologist with 25 years of exploration experience, mainly gold related.  Early in his career, he explored for major mining firms including Homestake Mining Company, Newcrest Mining Ltd and Newmont Mining Corporation.  Dr. Hennigh joined the junior mining sector in 2007 and has been involved with a number of Canadian listed gold companies including Gold Canyon Resources where he led exploration at the Springpole alkaline gold project near Red Lake Ontario, a 5 million ounce gold asset that was recently sold.  In 2010, Dr. Hennigh helped start Novo Resources and began assembling its Australian exploration portfolio. Dr. Hennigh obtained a Ph.D. in Geology/Geochemistry from the Colorado School of Mines.  Currently is also a Director for Cuya Silver Corp., Irving Resources, and Technical Advisor for Lion One Metals, Eskay Mining & others.

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