More on Meteorites
April 2002 by Jim Straight...how many of us have knowingly found or bought a meteorite—a small to large mass of stone or metal; a meteor that has survived not only a space voyage of millions of years, but also the impact of striking the earth?
A case involving a Northern California dredger who was cited by the Forest Service for operating without a Notice of Intent, Plan of Operation or special-use authorization was resolved in the miner’s favor.
Marketing other minerals recovered while gold mining
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said his government has decided to review and possibly cancel all mining concessions, and stop issuing new ones to foreign companies.
Authorities filed criminal charges against one of the largest gold refiners in the United States, accusing the company of participating in an illegal, $4.5 million money-laundering operation involving tainted gold from South America for at least four months.
How would you like it if you could make the actual rules and regulations governing your own business? A dream, right? Well, the existing Federal Mining Law gives a claimholder this ability in the context of organized Mining Districts.
Growth in worldwide demand for uranium is leading producers back to Wyoming, which leads the nation in uranium production.
ICMJ congratulates this year's inductees to the National Mining Hall of Fame.
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