Gold in Australia
February 2004 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDAustralia is an island continent between the Pacific and Indian Oceans that is nearly 3 million square miles in area. Some 20 million people, mostly of British descent, live on the island, especially in coastal areas and in five major cities along the...
Here we examine where and why placers are found in glaciated landscapes from the Ice Ages.
The proposed mine would be built on state-owned land in the Bristol Bay region, near the world’s largest wild sockeye salmon fishery.
There is no question metal detectors can be used to find paystreaks, but the method I am going to describe may not be exactly the procedure some prospectors would expect.
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• Judge has no patience for slow data delivery
Two miners were killed in an accident partly because someone wedged a broom handle against a reset button to bypass an alarm that would have shut down the system, federal safety investigators said.
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