First Woman to Draw Mining Pension
January 2000 by Associated PressFor generations, men willing to endure physical labor have been able to make a decent living working as miners on the Marquette Iron Range. But it has been only in the last 25 years that the open-pit facilities have given women the opportunity to roll up their sleeves and dig into hard labor.
...we will continue our examination of the rich streams and mining districts, and then take a look at some of the big nuggets that have been found here.
Your odds of going home with gold will be higher using the discrimination mode, even if you might have misread one of the targets you rejected.
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An agreement between developer Teck-Pogo and an environmental group will allow construction work to resume on the Pogo gold mine.
Silver Creek, in New Mexico's Catron County, is a narrow defile in the Mogollon Mountains. Known to be the home of fierce Apache bands, gold and silver veins were waiting there for an adventurous, if not foolish, prospector.
Although the potential for fortunes to be made from the commercial mining of this rich glacial gravel conceivably exists, so far no large mining company has shown any serious interest in it.
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