Oil and Gas in Washington
May 1999 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDThe state of Washington may have undiscovered oil and gas resources, especially since drilling to date has been clustered in just a few areas.
My first clean-up showed that my efforts were not in vain. There was considerable color with some good-sized nuggets in the riffle trap.
We are quite pleased to report there are some courageous miners who have taken the time to learn their rights and have gone back to dredging while knowing they could be unlawfully harassed at any time by law enforcement…
The National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum at Leadville has announced the results of a search earlier this year for new poetry about mines and mining.
It is the second largest gem-quality diamond in history, after the 3,106-carat “Cullinan Diamond” was recovered in South Africa in 1905.
What to do with black sands
A little more than two years ago, the co-founders of a small Canadian mining company unearthed a gold and silver deposit in southeastern Ecuador that industry experts believe is the most significant discovery in at least a decade.
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