Four Arrested for California Mining Museum Heist
December 2012 by Associated PressFour men believed to be responsible for a September heist of about $1.3 million in precious gems and gold from a mining museum in the Sierra Nevada foothills have been arrested, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) said.
The gold was very chunky and much of it had quartz attached. Even back then I knew that the gold was very close to its source.
If the uranium industry stages a comeback, it will not likely be a mad rush like it was in the 1950s. Except for non-radioactive uranium, most surface and near-surface deposits have been found.
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Sen. John McCain stated recently that if elected president, he would overturn President Clinton's executive order putting more national forest land off-limits to logging.
The proposed mine would be built on state-owned land in the Bristol Bay region, near the world’s largest wild sockeye salmon fishery.
The gold from 80 years ago still holds all of its value—it’s the Dollar that has been damaged.
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