Beryllium in Nevada
January 2003 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDBefore the world class beryllium deposits were discovered at Spor Mountain, Utah, in 1959, Nevada was the nation’s principal producer of beryllium. Whereas beryl, found in pegmatites worldwide, is fairly common, some of the other...
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
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