More Treasure From Sunken Ship
September 2000 by Associated PressGold chains, silver coins and bars of solid gold glittered in the tropical sun as the family of famed treasure hunter Mel Fisher showed off another significant find from a sunken Spanish galleon.
Liberty, Washington is located in the mountains near Yakima and Ellensburg. There is nothing much in Liberty except for about 20 houses on patented mining claims and a lot of dry holes.
The findings substantiate what the Northwest Mining Association (NWMA) has been saying since Department of Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt first began an ill-conceived rule making over three years ago.
...Most importantly, the mining districts can open the federal land to multiple-use by the public on principles of inclusion rather than the present-day exclusions...
Over fifty pieces of dendritic gold, ranging from 1 gram up to 2.5 ounces, were recently discovered at a mine in the Allegheny Mining District in Northern California.
We have been playing defense for 100% of the game, and now we are finally playing some offense.
Environmental regulators ordered Jerritt Canyon Mine near the Nevada-Idaho line closed on May 30 for failure to install equipment to control mercury air emissions. Yukon-Nevada blamed the failure on needed parts that didn’t arrive in time.
Mineral deposit models have been used in mineral exploration for thousands of years. They were obviously not called models as we use the term today, but the idea of accumulating data to predict mineral deposits is the same. Models can be valuable tools in mineral exploration and assessment and are routinely used by major mining companies in locating and evaluating mineral deposits.
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