Pacific Island Gov'ts Focus on Undersea Mining
February 2000 by Associated PressPacific Island nations have started devising regulatory laws to help create a new industry in this near-resourceless region: mining the sea floor.
The Bawl Mill
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Jackson Hole Gold, Wyoming
Placer gold was found near South Pass, at the south end of the Wind River Mountains, in 1842, and lode gold was discovered in the same area in 1867. The principal gold rush was between 1867 and 1874.
Prospecting at Moore Creek
In recent years there has been something of a new form of tourism growing in Alaska. Several historically productive gold mines have created facilities to bring in prospectors and tourists to see and experience the remote gold...
Understanding Hard Rock Mining: Terms and Methods—Part II
A better understanding of hard rock mining methods and knowing a little about how these mines work can help the individual prospector to understand reports and stories about both modern and historic mine operations.
Ask the Experts - proper mining claim procedures
Q: Can you offer any information on proper mining claim procedures?
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18 Acquitted in Massive Brussels Diamond Heist
The massive 2013 theft, in which tens of millions worth of gems were stolen from the hold of a departing Swiss-bound plane, had all the hallmarks of an “Ocean’s Eleven” operation. And it still might still get a Hollywood ending.
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