Market Spotlight: Platinum in Demand
December 2006 by Associated PressPlatinum has run to record highs this year, but it’s not a rush of demand for wedding bands that has boosted prices. It’s diesel.
One of the best-known placer gold localities in southern Arizona is at Greaterville, 45 miles, by road, southeast of downtown Tucson. The site of mile-high Greaterville is in grasslands and oak woodlands, on the east flank of the Santa Rita Mountains.
GNIS is an acronym for the “Geographic Names Information Service” that is maintained by the United States Geological Survey. The database catalogs and standardizes place names in the United States. This information set has nearly 2,000,000...
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• Battle over the rights of people versus fish continues in the Klamath Basin
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The good news about boulders is they can trap heavy minerals. The bad news is moving them out of the way can be a real struggle.
We’ll conclude by digging a bit more into the regulations and pitfalls, and discuss what they are used for, their relationship to gold, and what the future holds.
The Bawl Mill • Legislative and Regulatory Update • Researching and Staking Mining Claims • The Goodnews Bay Platinum Fields • Special Rock • The Business of Mining: Cars, Trucks and Tax Deductions • The Kern River Gold Rush • Finding Gold in Mokelumne River Canyon • Important Court Cases • Smugglers Causing Problems in South Africa • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes & Mineral and Metal Prices • Looking Back