Over the Divide
April 2003 by StaffRon Stockman
Ask The Experts - How clean do my gold concentrates need to be to pour a gold button or bar?
Gold Deposits of Montana
Historically, Montana has been an important gold producer, in terms of both lodes and placers, and it still produces gold for the prospector today.
San Manuel Mine Officially Closes With a Bang
One of the largest underground copper mines in the world officially closed mid-January, as demolition crews blasted its twin smelter stacks.
California State and US National Panning Championships
On Labor Day weekend, September 1st and 2nd, two days of furious, almost non-stop panning went on.
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The Paradox Basin—Part II
The Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) was created soon after the war. One of their first deeds was to pass the Energy Act of 1946. This, among other things, provided monetary incentives for nearly every stage of mine development and operation.
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