Gold Mine Proposed in Jefferson County
August 2007 by Associated PressWhat could be the first underground gold mine to open in Montana in at least a decade is proposed near the ghost town of Elkhorn in Jefferson County, Montana.
Virginia Elvira Russell
(Mining Grandma of Humbug)
March 4, 1999
As inflation fears grow, some advisers are steering their clients into precious or industrial metals as a way to add luster to portfolios.
Chihuahua, about the size of Oregon, is Mexico’s largest state and one of its most prosperous, with a great influx of foreign capital. The capital city, Chihuahua (pop. 2 million), is 228 miles, by divided highway, south of El Paso, Texas. Topographically, the state can be divided into several provinces, from dry sandy deserts on the north and east, to the forested Sierra Madre Occidental on the west and southwest.
Basic Geology for the Independent Miner—Part III Understanding Plate Tectonics, Volcanism and Mountain Building
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Representatives from Washington State’s independent, small-scale gold mining community recently accepted an award and a message of gratitude from the leader of the State’s Department of Ecology.
We continue to seek out a patented mining property with an owner who is willing to host such an event with a water supply and enough remaining gold to make it worthwhile for the students.
Products from the mining industry contribute to winter safety and comfort for Nevada residents.
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