15th, 16th Century Coins Found in Romania
July 2000 by Associated PressA farmer in northwestern Romania has dug up nearly 2,000 Polish, Hungarian and Turkish silver and gold coins dating back as far as the 15th century, an official said.
Gold probably is one of the easiest things in the world to cheat an absentee owner out of. He would generally have no way of really knowing if a guy had found 3 nuggets or 30 nuggets on his claim.
Slug Gulch. What a name. It originates back into the 1860s or so. The question is whether it was referring to the snail-like creature or to large pieces of gold. The name alone is enough for any prospector to consider checking the area out.
On May 29, 2001, the Siskiyou Natl. Forest (SNF) announced that they will be preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the effects of suction dredging, with the hope of eventually approving Plans of Operation, as required by the 1994 Northwest Forest Plan.
The other distinguishing feature of calcite has to do with its chemistry. Geologists sometimes take a small bottle of dilute hydrochloric acid out into the field with them because calcite reacts with acids to make a bubbly foam.
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“Just feel the heft of it!” Those were the words that lit the fire that created a prospector. Before I tell you what took place, I have a desire to tell you when and where it took place.
Ceremonies for the induction of five mining industry pioneers into the National Mining Hall of Fame will be held Saturday, September 17, 2005 at the Museum Convention Center in Leadville.
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