Government Says New Mine Will Benefit Bears
November 2006 by Associated PressGrizzly bears stand to benefit if a copper and silver mine is developed beneath Montana’s Cabinet Mountains Wilderness, the US Fish and Wildlife Service said in a rewritten opinion.
The National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum in Leadville, Colorado, is calling for poems reflective of the mining experience for its Fifth Annual Miner’s Poetry Jamboree.
Joy was written on his face, holding up the nugget—his first ever nugget—that he and his grandpa dug up together.
Steve got his first nugget within minutes of turning on his metal detector. It only took me about an hour to find my first piece.
Q: Some of the terminology you use is way over my head and this might be the case for other beginning prospectors. What does “igneous” mean?
Of all the difficult gold placer sites to evaluate, none can compare with trying to dig to bedrock through twenty or thirty feet of soaked overburden through which water is slowly seeping downgrade.
In the meantime, PLP continues to incur costs associated with several ongoing court cases filed on behalf of the mining community. To contribute to their efforts, we are again offering to add twenty-five cents to every PLP donation made between...
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