2011 National Mining Hall of Fame Inductees
July 2011 by StaffThe National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum announced the 2011 National Mining Hall of Fame inductees.
Unquestionably, the events of January 20, 2009, highlighted the news of the past month as on that date, the “torch of leadership” of America passed from the departing George W. Bush and into the hands of the 44th President, Barack Obama.
- Bernhardt confirmed
- State of Montana to appeal Rock Creek decision
Prospectors who specialize in nugget detecting are especially interested in this special desert type, as it produces nuggets that are close to the surface of the ground and therefore more suitable to be found with a detector.
Barrick Gold Corporation is offering US$10 million to anyone who can unlock the silver from the ore at its Veladero gold mine in Argentina.
The lands that lie within the Arizona section of the Kingman Quadrangle are by far the most populated. Kingman and Bullhead City are the largest towns in the area, having a combined population of about 58,000 people.
Rod Griffin and I have spent most of our free time looking for the hard-to-find diamonds, and have found ourselves involved with wildlife, obstacles, bad roads, streams, bogs, bulls—you name it.
Hills and mountains that contain gold deposits will weather and erode over a long period of time, and the eroded material will move slowly downhill. Frost wedging and roots are two of several agents that can cause bedrock to be fractured and...
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