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...
Confluences of placer streams are well known as concentration sites for heavy minerals. The basic reason is that...
It’s amazing how a few pictures could place an entire Presidential Administration on the defensive, yet that is exactly what has happened during the past month with the publication of the photos out of Iraq, which presumably show American soldiers engaging in acts of torture, humiliation and ridicule inflicted on their Iraqi prisoners.
New theories have been developed and they may lead to new discoveries and give prospectors some new insight on where to look for diamonds.
Can I treat a sample with muriatic acid?
Worthington was washing gravel that he’d dug out of the park’s east drain, a low area in the park’s diamond search area, when he found the yellow diamond in his screen. It was in the last bucket he planned to wash before shutting down for Easter weekend.
“We feel that we can clean up an area that has been abandoned after 100 years of mining,” Lyon said.
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