Industry Urges Restraint on Mining Reforms
May 1999 by Associated PressWyoming mining interests say the federal government doesn't need tougher environmental cleanup rules governing mineral extraction from public lands.
If the events of the past month have proven anything, they have confirmed the old adage that gold is truly a measuring device for the “International Temperature.” During the first half of the year and into mid-August, wars, threats of Iranian “peaceful” nuclear devices and North Korean nuclear jawboning drove gold to two-decade highs and kept it well above $600 per ounce.
Ultraviolet light is divided into three levels, labeled A, B and C depending on the wavelength, with C having the shortest wavelength and the most energy.
For those of you who don’t have the time or the means available to find gold, or you are just in the wrong part of the country, there are plenty of options available to purchase precious metals.
Timmins, Ontario, is a fascinating city for miners to observe. During periods of strong mining activity, Timmins prospers, home values rise, retail activity increases, vacant office spaces fill up and so forth. However, during periods of...
Many prospectors who find specimens of rich quartz with visible gold often wonder about the gold content of their specimens. Pieces with significant visible gold can sometimes be found at hard rock mines, by prospecting...
In some places valuable ores can be found within the waste material of mine dumps, sorted ore piles, and detrital vein matter at the surface. Though many of these old mine sites can be an excellent source of gold, not all are created equal.
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