$50 Million Swiped in Diamond Heist
March 2013 by Associated PressEight masked gunmen forced their way through the security fence at Brussels’ international airport, drove onto the tarmac and snatched some $50 million worth of diamonds from the hold of a Swiss-bound plane without firing a shot.
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• Idaho suction dredging
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Metal Detecting Within the Cordillera for Gold Placers Associated With Tertiary Epithermal Ore Deposits
This is a follow-up article to “Epithermal Ore Deposits...” published in the December 2000 issue. Related tables and maps were included with the previous article. If you did not receive the December issue you can still view the previously published maps on our web site by clicking on “January 2001 Featured Article.”—Editor
Many well-equipped prospecting or mining operations, those with adequate, up-to-date equipment, have discovered a secret: Uncle Sam, in the form of our tax laws, is eager to pick-up a portion of the tab for acquiring and modernizing the equipment necessary to operate a successful mining operation business.
The Bawl Mill • Ask the Experts • Ask the Experts • Ask the Experts • Ask the Experts • Ask the Experts • Legislative and Regulatory Update • Gold Deposits of Montana • Benches and Fossil Placers • Turning Hobby Mining into Business Mining • Buying a Mining Claim: Questions to Ask • Looking for that Hidden Placer • The Many Facets of Iron • And the Survey Says... • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices