Administration Officials Pledge to Work Closely With Miners
January 2002 by John K. WileyThe nation’s mining industry can expect a more favorable working climate, Bush administration officials told a receptive audience at the Northwest Mining Association’s (NWMA) annual convention.
The method is based on the fact that gold is much denser than quartz, and the more gold that is present in a specimen, the higher the density of the piece will be as a whole.
South Carolina's last operating mine, Kennecott Ridgeway, processed the final gold and silver it had extracted from two pits in southern Fairfield County. But even though the mining and processing is done, the work at Kennecott is far from over...
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I wanted to become part of the romance of Colorado—to become part of the romance of mining in those majestic mountains. The path ahead of me was much rougher than I anticipated.
We split up in order to cover a larger area and found good color almost everywhere. The bedrock was shallow on both sides of the river, but the inside bend was where we concentrated our prospecting.
Steve got his first nugget within minutes of turning on his metal detector. It only took me about an hour to find my first piece.
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