Forest Occupancy Decision Stands—US Forest Service Withdraws Appeal
January 2004 by StaffIn the July 2003 issue we reported on the case of Public Lands for the People (PLP) members Ron Lex and Ken Waggener (“PLP Members Win Occupancy Case—Appeals Continue”). The two miners were cited for occupying their...
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Q: Is there a special name for this silver and copper alloy?
Estimating the gold content of ores with gold, quartz and other minerals?
The first actual discovery of gold made on the lands of what is now the State of Georgia is shrouded in the mist of history.
This assay system of ounces per ton sounds simple enough, but the use of the metric system and the additional measuring terms of “grams per ton” and “parts per million” (ppm) has created some misunderstanding of ore value.
The Canadian copper industry is benefiting from the current high metal prices, and exploration activity should remain high over the coming year as new mines are developed and continuous improvement programs increase efficiencies at existing operations.
Things became a bit challenging when the hot, dry weather was interrupted by 30mph winds with occasional gusts nearing 50 mph.
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