Picks & Pans: In Search of a Vein: Looking for Hardrock in the Talkeetna Mountains
March 2005 by Ron WendtDown, down, down I plummeted into the narrow granite chute. In a matter of a few seconds, I envisioned myself lying crumpled in a field of mammoth, sharp, jagged granite rocks. In those few seconds, my thoughts also imagined my life ebbing...
• The sky is falling...
• Unwanted money...
• Snow cones for safety
• The rules are changing
Even if the California Supreme Court had ruled in favor of Rinehart, suction dredge miners would be facing the wrath of the State Water Resources Control Board...
by Ronald F. Balazik
Excerpted from USGS Mineral Industry Survey's 1998 Annual Review
• Forest Service to revisit 228 regulations
• WOTUS Executive Order suspended
Ceremonies to induct 1999s nominees into the National Mining Hall of Fame will be held Sunday October 10,
1999 at the Adam's Mark Hotel in St. Louis, MO.
Q: The nearest access to the claim is a half mile walk, which is tough for a lode claim.
The first reported occurrence of uranium in the United States was at Central City, Colorado, in 1871. However, prior to 1922, the ore was mined for its radium content, not uranium.
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