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.
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The walk back to the car and subsequent search for Frieda took a lot longer than I would have liked. I had wandered much further than I thought.
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On the high desert of Wyoming, the Dickie Springs/Oregon Gulch gold deposit has been known about for over 143 years. Since 1863, early settlers who crossed the continental divide worked and studied this deposit. Reports suggest...
Even though there are many varieties of gold deposits, prospectors often refer to two general types: placer and lode. Some lode examples include...
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