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.
The Candelaria area is of interest to prospectors not just for silver, gold and other metals, but also for the beautiful gemstones found there.
The areas that were mineralized with the bedded ore were huge and vast tonnages were indicated, although they had no idea at the time.
…being sneaky, I filled in the hole, and buried therein some trash items that I had previously found, just to discourage any other detectorist that might come along.
Five executives from the American mining giant Newmont will continue to be jailed while facing pollution charges in Indonesia, police said, despite test results that show “normal” mercury levels near a former gold mine.
...it was impossible not to notice the absence of many junior mining companies that were present last year. Due to the dual circumstances of the world’s credit problems along with the steep declines in base metals prices, many of them, unfortunately, have simply gone broke and closed their doors. Others are so strapped for cash...
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The history of an important and prominent semi-ghost town of Eureka, Utah has been targeted by the Utah Department of Oil, Gas and Mining (DOGM) for immediate reclamation of “abandoned” mining sites.
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