Another Uranium Boom in the West
October 2006 by Associated PressThe last US uranium mill ever built, in this parched landscape near Lake Powell, shut down quickly after it started operating as nuclear power fell into disfavor about two decades ago.
We spent more time that first day moving rocks than we did sending material over the sluices. Even so, our cleanup was quite respectable for having only moved down to a depth of a couple feet.
People have been looking for gold in every manner possible since the big gold boom in 1849, so what chance do we have of getting anything in today’s world where literally thousands of prospectors and fortune seekers have been before us?
After months of war news, rising unemployment, declining economic activity and heightened world tensions, the news background took a decided turn for the better last month—at least on the surface. The war in Iraq has died down to only an occasional moderate outburst. Tensions between Israel and its Palestinian neighbors appear to be on the decline. New unemployment claims have fallen and...
One of the particular features of these alumina silica ore bodies is that they are generally visible from the surface, unlike like gold and silver that are generally hidden and can require an immense amount of exploration and development.
...frankly, the question is being asked, "How in the world could otherwise rational people even consider investments in the yellow in the yellow and white metals?"
One of the largest conundrums we would point out is the matter of rising interest rates starting to take place in several nations.
Can a metal detector be used to find limonitic gossan material?
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