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October 2001 by Staff• Regarding 3809 and property rights
• Regarding the editorial, "A True Endangered Species" (09/01 ICMJ)
• We should all use the correct terms
Platinum is only one of a group of related metals that are referred to as platinum group metals (PGMs), because platinum in its native state usually contains all six metals of the group along with some iron.
The apparent high grade of the ore deposits and the quality of the diamonds seem to clearly indicate that a profitable mining venture could be established on the kimberlite sills...
- Key appointment at BLM
- Current administration not waiting for Congress
- BLM relocating
- Kansas exempts bullion from sales tax
Gold 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.
As I planned for my trips, I concentrated on how to lighten my pack yet still carry enough gear to make the trip productive and enjoyable.
Q: Thanks for the great article in the recent ICMJ [“Metallic Trash—Scourge of the Prospector,” July 2012]...
Without this versatile group of technologies, we would be hard-pressed to produce the metals so critical to our modern way of life. The robust mining industry of today would literally not exist.
The Bawl Mill • Placer & Lode Gold Deposits • Spanish Silver in Arizona • Hog Mountain Mining, Past and Future • Picks & Pans: Dredging Costa Rica • Gold in Texas • The Goldhill Mining District • New Arsenic Study Supports Tougher Standards • Miners Resume Search for Platinum Near Platinum • Discoloring Assay Beads • Tons of Gold Buried Under World Trade Center • Gold Rush Ship Uncovered in San Francisco • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Melman on Gold & Silver • The Financial Repercussions of the WTC Tragedy • Permit Appears Likely for Rock Creek Mine