Copper is King in Arizona
July 2005 by Scott HarnAfter 11 years of delays, the US Department of Interior approved a land exchange that will allow Phelps Dodge to proceed with development of the Dos Pobres/San Juan copper deposits...
Roosevelt was a product of the Thunder Mountain boom, Idaho's last major gold rush.
In the northwest section of the Kingman Quadrangle, the Kingston Range rises out of the alluvium of the Pahrump and Mesquite valleys. Kingston Peak, rising to an altitude of 7,320 feet, towers high above its foothills.
Pearson called the trip, “The most productive so far. We are courting over a dozen potential sponsors now. We had some members call us back for additional meetings and several of these lasted over an hour.”
…to see the huge differences between the gold production amounts of the Western States, let’s look at the gold production—both hard rock and placer—of these 13 states up to the present.
- Souvenirs to die for…
- Honey, where’s that photo of our 500-pound emerald?
- Something to write about…
The not-so-silent partner of every small or large mining operation and business, Uncle Sam, has quite a bit to say about how safe the operation should be and how it should operate safely. Although the government rarely funds the rules and regulations that businesses are required to comply with, some relief can often be found in our tax laws.
I want to stress that this is just the first step to fixing many of the regulatory issues we identified in discussions with the current administration. There will be plenty more to come.
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