Maine to Create Mineral Park
August 2003 by Associated PressThe 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.
In 1849, the story spreading around the Barnes Store (on the North Fork of the American near Colfax, California) was about some rich diggings being found up in the hills going east, and not very far up the ridge according to some accounts.
A state House committee supported legislation sponsored by Rep. Dick Harwood that would allow state mining leases for tailings and dumps, which Idaho law currently prohibits.
When prospectors and treasure hunters talk of gold in Arizona, it is the Lost Dutchman or Vulture mine they usually think of. The Lost Dutchman gold mine is just that—a myth chalked full of holes that has been embellished over time as any good legend should be.
In terms of providing a high level of support for mining enterprises, the province of Quebec ranks among the elite governmental jurisdictions in North America, and it is within this province that a Canadian junior mining company...
As green preservationist groups hail their King as he marches down Pennsylvania Avenue loudly proclaiming his land legacy proposals, I am reminded that it once took a child to remind a past king that he had no clothes.
At the time of this writing the draft permit for dredging in Oregon, which may also include small-scale operations like hand sluicing or possibly even panning, was not available for public comment or review.
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