2002 Inductees to the National Mining Hall of Fame
July 2002 by StaffSeven legendary figures of American mining will be enshrined in the National Mining Hall of Fame in ceremonies on Saturday, September 7, 2002, at The Little America Hotel in Salt Lake City, Utah.
It’s a novel twist on the vending machine: in go the coins, out comes a nugget of gold.
...this time, instead of swarming over streams and gravel beds teasing out flakes of the precious metal, miners may have found the fabled and elusive mother lode.
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- Re: “Trip to ‘The Swamp’
Q: Can you offer any information on proper mining claim procedures?
Gold and other valuable metals are often deposited in breccia and rubble formed by flat or gently-dipping faults. Such faults are commonly found in areas of crustal stretching caused by the movement of tectonic plates. Flat-faults are especially common in southeast California, southern Arizona, and northern Sonora, Mexico. However, they can be present anywhere that crustal stretching has occurred.
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