Letter to the Editor
September 2000 by Guest WriterIn the August 2000 issue of the Journal, the story of the "Quartszite Area" was most informative and accurate.
“The evidence is clear—mineral deposits alone are not enough to attract precious commodity investment dollars...”
...we finally got back to this exploration effort. The old works there were up above the old camp, which was very significant in size.
Robert Sanregret—Attorney at Law
Western Mining Council
National Association of Mining Districts
Sulfides and oxides—what's the difference between the two?
A very good baseball hitter might get a hit roughly one time out of every three at-bats, but for prospectors often the results are much sparser and it may take many trips before the prospector hits a home run.
There are numerous legends involving “lost” Spanish mines and treasures in central Texas, some of which have actually been found. The most famous mine, which remains lost, is the San Saba.
The nation’s mining industry can expect a more favorable working climate, Bush administration officials told a receptive audience at the Northwest Mining Association’s (NWMA) annual convention.
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