Ask The Experts—How do I work this large quartz vein?
September 2008 by Chris RalphQ: I found a large quartz vein. I’m interested in mining this myself. Can you point me to a good book or other source on lode mining?
- Zinke leaving office
- Property rights triumph over critical habitat says Supreme Court
- Water of the United States
• Mining reform introduced in Senate
• Obama signs lands bill
• Mulligan for Clyburn—bogey for taxpayers
• The pig is back at the trough
• Mothers Against Renaming Roadways
The holes were overloaded with explosives, but I didn’t know it. I was just a green mining engineer fresh out of school and told to watch as the experienced miners set the charge.
Has anyone made it through childhood, or even adulthood, without at least one dream of finding gold or buried treasure? It is the stuff of daydreams—the kindling for the flame of hope. We so long for it that we eagerly accept stories and maps from friends and strangers alike that promise us fame and fortune.
Personal letters from our readers.....
Many of you have read recent articles that include pictures of some of the nice nuggets that have come out of this area. I’m going to talk very briefly about a few of my friends and some of the nuggets they have been taking out of this area…
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