Cobalt and Nickel in Missouri
October 2002 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDCobalt and nickel are tough silver-white metals, with similar physical properties, that frequently occur together in nature, along with copper sulfides. Cobalt and nickel are used as alloys, providing great strength and resistance...
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Time to Stake Your Own Mining Claim
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Oregon Dredge Permit Litigation Update
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A Guide to Overlooked Gold Deposits—Part III
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