Onerous New Mining Rules Adopted in Washington State
April 1999 by Guest WriterOn December 4, 1998, the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission (WDFW) adopted what has to be one of the most repressive and restrictive compilations of small-scale gold prospecting and mining rules in the country.
Seldom, if ever, have we witnessed as much financial upheaval or as rapid a change in sentiment as we saw in the first two trading days of the year...
Q: Graphite spray to prevent sticking when using cast iron molds
Once again, the Arizona Department of Mines and Mineral Resources (ADMMR) is being threatened with elimination.
• FEMA funds fraudulent funerals (say that 3 times fast!)
• Michigan drivers pick up the pace
• The hogs are at the trough again
• Working on a percentage basis
• What budget deficit?
• Congressional underdog...
• More than just 12 angry men...
The big interest to prospectors thinking about the effect of erosion is not what might happen long into the future, but what they might find in the rivers later this summer when the water levels go down.
Molybdenum, referred to as “molly” by miners, is a white metal that is alloyed with iron to form hard, tough and strong steel. It was first used in World War I for armor plate on ships. Nowadays, molybdenum is routinely used to harden structural and tool steel, and to reduce corrosion.
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