From the Editor
November 2001 by Scott HarnAs we all get back to “normal,” or as close to it as we can, I want to take this opportunity to thank all of our advertisers for sticking it out through the hard times.
Hardy goldminers enjoyed creating nicknames for their cronies.
Q: What classes should one take if planning on majoring in mining engineering or geology?
The seven geologic indicators... are important concepts for prospectors to focus on when searching for gold pockets.
I believe this is a powder-keg waiting to explode down the road—with potentially devastating effects on society—but positive implications for gold and silver.
“...where does the NFS get the authority and power to restrict access...”
Sure enough, after hiking a couple miles uphill and hacking through some brush, we found the place just as he had described it.
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