June 2009 by Tom LeftwichWe found a fairly large boulder nestled in the shoreline close to the campsite within a well-known gold drop zone. I thought that it possibly was laying on bedrock, and could very likely hide some gold. We were going to move it and have a look.
A Spokane mining company says it plans to develop a silver and copper mine in the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness Area on the Idaho-Montana border.
Gold in clastic black shale
When you think about the extremes to which a miner will go to get a little gold, it occurred to me beach gold could be "easy pickings."
The day has finally arrived. After five long years, much tribulation and many trial runs, today is to be a full day of production.
What gives this illustration great importance is America may be facing the same kind of dilemmas that have brought Japan’s market such long-term grief.
Although the potential for fortunes to be made from the commercial mining of this rich glacial gravel conceivably exists, so far no large mining company has shown any serious interest in it.
New Hampshire, one of five New England states, has an area of 9,351 square miles, a bit larger than Kern County, California. It is a playground for people who live in the large urban areas in the East.
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