Additional Note Regarding "Strategic Metals—Part II"
January 2014 by Scott HarnFrom the December 2013 issue:
A recent discovery in Northern California has proven once again that there is still good gold to be found if you do your homework.
Higher gold prices have led to a doubling of mining claims in the past year in Oregon and Washington.
I am learning more about gold deposition in this area than I knew previously. I am passing this information on with the hope that many of you will be able to locate patches and lines a little easier in the future because of this article.
Man has always wondered how the Earth was created, and how oceans, mountains, and other features were formed. However, until the last 200 years, most phenomena were explained by means of legends, superstitions, or religion. It is still that way in many parts of the world.
The tiny, unincorporated town of Ash Fork blazed into the national spotlight with the announcement that 1,000 pounds of explosives were stolen from a nearby mine.
If precious metals miners and prospectors were looking for a series of dramatic events to usher in the first two weeks of 2016, they have not been disappointed.
Most oilfields are found in anticlinal faults, or stratigraphic traps. Oil floats on water, so that it will rise to the highest point possible, above the water. If the porous or fractured sandstone or limestone that contains the oil is overlain by impervious shale, the oil can no longer rise. If the porous bed is arched upward...
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