Glacial Gold in Ohio
January 2002 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDOhio is an industrialized, midwestern state with a population of 11.5 million and an area of 40,953 square miles. Annual precipitation is about 40 inches, enough to give rise to hardwood forests...
Within a few minutes I got my first signal and dug out a small flake about three grains.
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Compared to California, Arizona has virtually no oil seeps. But, the great Permian Basin of West Texas has virtually none either. Arizona has something that neither California nor Texas have, and that is public lands that are open for leasing. The northern half of Arizona has more seeps and is thus of greater interest, but it would be foolish to disregard the southern half because giant oil and natural gas fields could underlie some of the broad desert valleys.
Environmental groups last year urged Montana regulators to impose the bad actor designation, and now are seeking to intervene in the case.
A bill was introduced and passed by the House of Representatives earlier this year that should make the exploration and opening of a mining operation faster and easier.
This was “pocket” country. All around were “pockets” that had been hand dug by old and new miners.
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