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January 2007 by Associated PressWhen Frank McAllister talks about palladium, his passion is palpable. So when the Stillwater Mining Co. CEO compares the precious metal to a fairy-tale princess, one can’t help but wait for the explanation.
Although one of the smaller states in Australia, Victoria can lay claim to being the richest, especially in regards to large nuggets. An almost endless discovery of massive specimens highlighted the early years of gold mining here.
Narrowing down a closure date will allow you to check the commodity price during that time and possibly confirm that a low price, rather than a lack of ore, was the driving force that closed the operation.
The Forest Service recently announced a new area set aside for recreational gold panning on the South Yuba River, east of Nevada City.
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So you think you know a lot about placer mining? Well let me tell you about a placer miner that has forgotten more about placer mining than you and I will ever learn in our lifetimes.
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