Gold in China
July 2004 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDChina is an enormous country, behind only Russia, the United States (incl. Alaska), and Canada in size. It has a teeming population of 1.3 billion, far ahead of any other nation. Most of the population is jammed into the eastern half of China, with the western half being only sparsely inhabited. There are 5 western provinces...
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I have seen many samples taken originally with an eye toward getting the highest grades possible, but later someone claims that those results represent an average grade of the whole gravel deposit.
Finding Diamond Deposits With Your PC—Part II
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Panel Cuts Park Monies, Eases Mining Restrictions
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15th, 16th Century Coins Found in Romania
A farmer in northwestern Romania has dug up nearly 2,000 Polish, Hungarian and Turkish silver and gold coins dating back as far as the 15th century, an official said.
Montana Mining Association Raising Cash
The Montana Mining Association is trying to raise more than $150,000 to pay lawyers to continue the battle to overturn Initiative 137, the 1998 ballot issue that banned cyanide processing at most new or expanded gold mines.
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