Clinton Declares Three More National Monuments
February 2000 by Associated PressPresident Clinton took a helicopter tour of the Grand Canyon yesterday, then put his pen to paper to designate three more areas as national monuments and expand several others.
The Reynolds gold mine is located approximately 6 miles northeast of the town of Troy, North Carolina, the county seat of Montgomery County. According to old reports, the mine was discovered around 1800. Production reports from the mine are sketchy, but mention the occurrence of telluride minerals associated with the gold. Early work was apparently confined to a number of quartz veins that traverse the property in a northeasterly direction.
The problem is that extracting gold from hard rock is often a lot more difficult than processing placer gravels. Still, there is some very high-grade ore out there in many old mining areas.
Suction dredging court cases in California linger on
The tiny, unincorporated town of Ash Fork blazed into the national spotlight with the announcement that 1,000 pounds of explosives were stolen from a nearby mine.
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• Royal Gold, Inc.
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