Miners Claim Victory in Fight That Began with Protest
August 1999 by Associated PressAlbanian miners in the rocky, pine-covered hills of northern Kosovo claim it wasn't just politics or religion or even ethnicity that started their war with the Serbs.
...this contradicts the fact that mining claimants are considered landowners with exclusive rights to possess and use that claim, and miners have “riparian rights” on mining claims that do not require permitting.
I found I could not go prospecting in areas where I did not have a mining claim and the Forest Service thought my mere presence was a danger to the forest.
...it's very refreshing to hear that some of our youth will learn of the value of mining without all the environmental spin.
Representatives from Washington State’s independent, small-scale gold mining community recently accepted an award and a message of gratitude from the leader of the State’s Department of Ecology.
The operation and techniques employed are highly successful in producing free gold with minimal work involved while maintaining an environment protection process through the use of recycled water and a settling pond.
Normally, one does not look at volcanic islands in a search for gold. However, rich gold deposits have been found in or near volcanoes at Lihir and Misima Islands near New Guinea, so one cannot dismiss gold opportunities on volcanic islands. All of Iceland is of volcanic origin, with acidic volcanic rocks like rhyolite and granophyre being present at a few localities.
The late George Elwood, of Johannesburg, California, was well known for helping anyone in need. As a matter of fact, I originally met George when he went out of his way to help me with a flat-tire problem.
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