Crater of Diamonds, Arkansas
September 2004 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDCrater of Diamonds State Park is located 4 miles southeast of Murfreesboro, Arkansas...in an area of low hills, about a half-mile north of the Little Missouri River. The region receives 45 inches of rain per year, enough to support pine-oak forests. The diamond-bearing area stands out as grasslands surrounded by forests.
Everyone has heard of the golden beach at Nome, but Nome did not have the richest beach.
Bob Abbey, former state director of the Bureau of Land Management in Nevada, was confirmed as national director of the agency.
World stock markets recovered from the brink of catastrophe to post sterling performances, based in large part on a one-half percent reduction in the Fed Funds rate enacted by the Federal Reserve Board.
I will make the assumption that when any of you take a detector in your hand and head out prospecting for gold you are probably anticipating finding some gold. That’s the general idea, right?
For those who are perplexed and puzzled by the mystery of “hot rocks,” or are considering using a VLF-type metal detector to seek gold nuggets, please read on.
The vast potential of the Pebble deposit is becoming more clear each day.
This is the third trip MMAC has made to DC this year, so some of the congressional staff members are gaining a better understanding of the current problems miners face and how MMAC-assisted Mining Districts can alleviate those problems.
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