Ask the Experts: Recommended Reading—Part I
February 2004 by StaffWe asked several writers and professionals to recommend their favorite books or publications that they thought would benefit prospectors and miners. Each recommendation is followed by a rating of beginner, intermediate, or advanced prospector or miner, or a rating of “general” (for all levels).
Most of the world's diamonds come from Africa and Australia, but several new discoveries in the United States and Canada have spurred interest.
Another California Assembly member, Jared Huffman, is attempting to ban dredging in the state on a more permanent basis.
• Man turns in two gold bars...
• You'd better get used to the dark...
This project began in early August 2002, when approximately 12 major project forwarders were invited to bid on moving a Bucyrus Model 2570W Walking Dragline from the US to Australia.
A few quick calculations show that approximately 11 tons of gold are lost each year just in the manufacture of new cell phones.
Ragged Top is a jagged mountain which rises to an elevation of 3,907 feet near the Silver Bell open-pit copper mine, some 34 airline miles northwest of downtown Tucson. It is an outlier of the Silver Bell Mountains...
Planners are narrowing their options for managing the 5.3 million-acre area Chugach National Forest.
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