McCaw School of MInes Dedicates Phase II
April 2000 by StaffThe McCaw School of Mines in Henderson, Nevada, dedicated Phase II of their unique mining school for kids.
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I particularly enjoyed this little expedition. It is always nice to get out and spend time with my father, Bud Herschbach. He has taken a liking to Mills Creek and was anxious to return and look for more nuggets.
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Earlier this year when gold topped $1,000 an ounce, Gibbons, a former mining geologist and lawyer, vowed to veto any bill that called for increasing mining taxes in 2009.
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