Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
March 2004 by Staff
Two 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.
The El Paso Mountains of California are located in the extreme northwestern portion of the Mojave Desert, between Highways 14 and 395, about twenty miles southwest of China Lake. The area is rich in mining history, not far from the great Randsburg district gold mines that are still producing today.
• Bush Proposes Cooperation in Land Conservation
• Federal Government Shuts Down Recreational Mining in Idaho
• Forest Service Considers Grassland Comments in Wyoming, Nebraska, North and South Dakota
I have been prospecting and mining for gold, both as a hobby and as an occupation, for nearly 30 years. From the deep green forests to the rolling sagebrush hills, few people see as much of America’s wide-open spaces as I do.
Fortunately, there are products on the market that can address these problems and make a small-scale mining operation feasible.
Not only is the Greenback steadily weakening, but calls for the abandonment of the US Dollar as the world’s reserve currency are growing more frequent and more strident.
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