Columbians Continue Search for Emeralds
December 2002 by Associated PressDespite a drop in emerald production in Colombia, “green fever” still burns among miners who yearn to find a stone big or pure enough to answer all their worldy needs.
• Regulations add fuel to the fire...
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One of our claims, “concessions” in Spanish, lies atop a mountain approximately 15 miles Southwest of our Pueblo. It is reached by a dirt track that starts in Arivechi. We leave the Pueblo and drive up...
We can either surrender or draw a line in the sand and fight to hold the remaining mining rights we still have.
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."
Quiz yourself about the stream in figure 5. Based on your previous knowledge of where gold is found in a stream and in this article, where do you think you will find the most gold?
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