Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
January 2002 by Staff
This article may not be as interesting as someone describing a big nugget find in Australia...but right now the biggest obstacle to mining is our government.
Indians used asphalt from oil seeps in California for caulking boats and other objects long before the white man arrived. Spaniards noted seeps as early as 1542, and the Portola expedition in 1769 used oil for wagon axles and as a fuel. Spaniards also used crude stills for obtaining lamp oil for use in the missions.
During the summer of 2001, Hunter Exploration Group conducted a regional mineral exploration program on the Melville Peninsula in Nunavut, in search of predominantly gold, platinum and copper.
Oregon Senate passes Senate Bill 3
So you want to do some gold mining in Mexico. What do you need, where do you go, how do you begin? You begin before you even cross the border.
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