A Word from the Editor
July 2000 by Scott HarnMany of the calls and letters I have received from our readers lately have expressed frustration and outright anger at the Clinton Administration.
Even more prospectors arrived on Saturday morning, and drywashers and detectors were in use for much of the day...
Most of the mining opposition today is centered around the small-scale miner. These miners number in the thousands and come from every walk of life.
Actually, this mid-range gold zone can exist in any eluvial placer field with a shallow zone where the ground “tightens up” below the loosely packed surface dirt to harder packed dirt. However, its presence depends upon several factors:
If the uranium industry stages a comeback, it will not likely be a mad rush like it was in the 1950s. Except for non-radioactive uranium, most surface and near-surface deposits have been found.
Newmont Mining Corp. is intensifying a global hunt for the next mother lode of gold.
• What's worth picking out of the pan besides gold?
The following article has been written with a two-fold purpose; first, to help familiarize anyone interested in “meteorite shooting,” and second, to stress the importance of scientific research.
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