Gallium and Germanium in Utah
September 2003 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDThe high-tech industries are making use of a number of so-called “minor” metals, many of which are obtained as byproducts of copper, lead, or zinc mining. Some of the minor metals have properties that are ideal for certain applications and, in some cases, advancements in technology are being held back because of a shortage of the metals.
• We spend taxpayer money on this...
• ...but hold back on this.
According to the article, a U.S. military spokesman said that gold coins have, at various times, been part of official U.S. military survival packs since the Vietnam War.
In the Patagonia Mountains east of Nogales, Arizona, between the famed ruins of Mowry and the quaint old mining supply center town of Patagonia lies the remains of Harshaw, once a thriving mining camp in its own right.
• California suction dredging regulations
• Draft Coho recovery plan for Southern Oregon, Northern California
Many observers have questioned why the precious metals have not enjoyed strong rallies despite a growing number of positive indicators.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
The Bawl Mill • Klondike Gold • State Rivers Closed to Prospecting in Washington • A Guide to Overlooked Gold Deposits—Part I • The Montezuma Quadrangle, Summit County, Colorado • Looking for Gold in British Columbia • The Reynolds (Star) Gold Mine • Picks & Pans: Sniping for Low Stream Gold • Company Notes • Why Do We Do The Things We Do? • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices