June 1999 by Guest WriterSelected excerpt from USDA Forest Service Technical Report:
Anatomy of a Mine from Prospect to Production
• Our Federal Landlord
• One down, two to go
• Challenging timing windows in Washington State
• More roadblocks to mining
Q: Aside from the softness scratch test and other methods of identification, what feedback would you have on identifying gold in hard rock that may be mixed with other metals that affect its color?
...we are witnessing the onset of a major transformation of the underlying economic/political structure, perhaps headed toward government controls beyond any previous American experience.
The Bush Administration couldn’t seem to avoid pitfalls as the all-important fall elections approached and the latest scandal involving sexually explicit messages between (former) Congressman Foley and a congressional page could not have come at a worse time for the President’s party.
Throughout the years, there have been many arguments upon which a huge bull market in gold has been based. These include the rapid escalation of inflation, a destabilizing world in terms of war or international conflict or...
In order to search for placer diamonds, the prospector needs to first become familiar with the commodity that he/she is looking for. Diamonds are extraordinary minerals with extreme hardness that have inherited beauty sought for personal adornment and...
Father’s Day in Australia was on September 2, and it’s a day a group of miners from “down under” won’t soon forget.
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