Prospecting for Platinum in Wyoming
December 2000 by W. Dan HauselProspectors and rock hounds should consider searching for platinum-group metals, as these metals are the most precious of the precious metals. Several localities have been identified where these metals have been identified In anomalous amounts.
• ESA changes proposed
Exploration for and prospecting in search of similar deposits should focus on rhyolite bodies located in fluorite-bearing areas.
Michigan would have one of the toughest sets of rules for sulfide mining in the nation under legislation approved by a state House committee.
For the past two years, miners in southwest Oregon have been bombarded by one attack on mining after another.
Many well-equipped prospecting or mining operations, those with adequate, up-to-date equipment, have discovered a secret: Uncle Sam, in the form of our tax laws, is eager to pick-up a portion of the tab for acquiring and modernizing the equipment necessary to operate a successful mining operation business.
With property values trending upward over the past several years, many owners who purchased their businesses years ago are now discovering that the building housing the mining operation or supply business is the most valuable part of their business.
USFS Chief Michael Dombeck held 2 invitation only meetings in February in Elko and Reno. Nye County commission chairman Dick Carver was present at the Reno meeting, along with Bob Hadfield, executive director of the Nevada Association of Counties, and John Fallon of the Cattlemen's Association.
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