Gemstones in Wyoming—Part II
January 2006 by W. Dan HauselThe known iolite deposits are accessed at Palmer Canyon and Grizzly Creek in the central Laramie Mountains 15 to 18 miles west of Wheatland and 60 to 70 miles northwest of Cheyenne.
Q: Are there any mills that handle VMS ore?
Recently, a left-leaning Arizona federal judge, James Soto, who is an Obama appointee, shut down a proposed copper mining project for the flimsiest of reasons. He basically disregarded and rewrote federal mining law.
I’m often asked, "What is the single most important skill to be successful at metal detecting?"
Winters are a great time to explore the hills in the area of the Middle Camp, Oro Fino and La Cholla placers on the southern flank of the Dome Rock Mountains.
With a little homework and a methodical approach to sampling, a prospector can determine if a deposit is worthy of more of an investment...
• Determining the amount of gold in a specimen
Face-to-face meetings in Washington, DC, with Trump administration officials and members of Congress are still on hold due to the coronavirus, but Public Lands for the People is continuing to work on mining-related issues via phone and email.
The Bawl Mill • Rent, Lease, or Own Your Equipment • Basic Geology for the Independent Miner—Part I Recognizing and Understanding Minerals • A Profitable Approach—Financing Mineral Exploration With Oil & Gas Projects • The Grubstake Gulch Placers, Alaska • The Lynx Creek Placers, Arizona • The Mexican Gold Belt • Melman on Gold & Silver • Looking Back • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices