Gem Discoveries Sought in North Carolina Field
February 2001 by Associated PressThe gem miner who uncovered North America’s largest emerald thinks he’s found a mother-lode of emerald-rich rock in Alexander County.
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Improper sampling techniques lead to more avoidable heartache than almost anything else in micro mining.
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It may be no exaggeration at all to state that the past thirty days have seen a collection of headlines that could affect the world profoundly for years to come.
Steve got his first nugget within minutes of turning on his metal detector. It only took me about an hour to find my first piece.
America’s reliance on foreign imports for minerals and metals continues at an alarming rate. The US Geological Survey reported that the US imported $132 billion in nonfuel minerals and metals in 2006.
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