Identifying Gold Ores
February 2001 by Charles L. ButlerThe following “clues” describing “hard rock gold ores,” while not 100% dependable, certainly will give gold prospectors an advantage:
Wyoming received the largest amount of revenues associated with mineral leases on federal lands within its borders last year.
• Canyon Resources Corp.
• X-Cal Resources
• Homestake Mining Company
• Pan American Silver Corp.
We knew what to do—we moved our project far enough from the river to escape the two hundred foot shoreline rule. If the old man had been right we could do this and still be over the loop of pay dirt.
• Bills introduced to stop federal management of greater sage grouse
• WOTUS under review
• Congressional Review Act
"The President's plan to lock-up an additional 40-million acres of wilderness in 35 states, is a blatant step toward the total implementation of the aims of the unratified Convention on Biological Diversity."
The Maine Geological Survey is raising money to acquire a cluster of world-famous mines and create the state’s first public mineral park for rockhounds, science teachers and others with an interest in rocks and minerals.
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