Molycorp Minerals Reopens Mountain Pass Mine
November 2009 by Chris RalphDuring the great uranium rush of the late 1940s, thousands of prospectors spread out all over the western United States sampling rock outcrops for traces of radioactivity.
- He made quite a splash
- Even the Pony Express was faster than this!
- They say it’s “snot” a joke…
...two jadeite locations in California have been thoroughly researched by geologists. There are no doubt others that lie in wait.
It turns out the old Anaconda Co. really did have 10,000 miles of tunnels beneath this mining city. That’s one of the findings by researchers who have produced a new map that charts the thousands of underground mine shafts here, providing a detailed look at some of Butte’s mining history.
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• Don't mess with Texas
• EPA and bonding
• Resources Coalition has input on proposed Washington State fees
The year 2004 feels much like the fabled month of March, entering like a lion, remaining stormy for much of the time, but exiting like a lamb. It is almost eerie how there has been a reduction of tension throughout the investment communities, both conventional and precious metals, in the past few weeks.
...I would bet considerably more lode gold and silver remains to be found in this area, and there are possibilities for small placers and nugget shooting.
• No end in sight to tax and spend
• Leadership or sinking ship?
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