Hardrock Mining Accidents Claim Four Lives
September 2010 by Scott HarnHardrock mining in the US has been hit by a tragic streak of mining accidents in recent months.
Even with the decades of mining and exploration, much of the Comstock is still underdeveloped and its potential not fully tapped.
We import nearly all of our REEs from China, so it’s critical that we find and continue to develop domestic resources of these elements.
As I laid in my Jeep and tried to get some rest, I began to realize how tired I was. I felt like a little kid who walked around Disneyland for 12 hours with his parents.
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- California SB 1222
- 640 million acres and counting
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The platinum group metals (PGMs) are divided into three that are “light,” about the same atomic weight as silver, and three that are “heavy,” about the same atomic weight as gold. The three light PGMs are ruthenium, rhodium, and palladium, and the three heavy PGMs are osmium, iridium, and platinum.
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