Mining Outfits Eye 50-Year Supply of Iron Ore
May 2005 by Associated PressTwo companies are looking to mine the largest known iron ore deposit in the West—a 50-year supply at a rate of 1 million metric tons a year.
Before heading out to work the same old ground, or blindly seeking a previously unknown gold placer area to drywash or detect, maybe you would benefit from doing a little research.
Several areas came to mind, but each was eliminated for one reason or another. One that seemed to be hanging on was the old historic mining town called Placerville.
I’d like to offer some practical comments about staking and maintaining mining claims. Owning your own claim is the dream of many prospectors. I’ve made good money off my mining claims, both from the minerals I have found on them as well as from leasing out some of my claims to larger mining and exploration companies.
On the morning of the 19th of January, 1848, Marshall went out to examine the cut and inspect the progress that had been made overnight.
by Mella Rothwell Harmon
Nevada Department of Museums, Library and Arts
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