Searching for Placer Diamonds
December 2003 by W. Dan HauselIn order to search for placer diamonds, the prospector needs to first become familiar with the commodity that he/she is looking for. Diamonds are extraordinary minerals with extreme hardness that have inherited beauty sought for personal adornment and...
• Gore honored with award ...
The process of updating the Rand Mining District is underway and you’ll see a Public Notice in this issue requesting interested parties to submit an application to serve on the board.
...the federal agency is intrigued by a plan that might result in cleaning up the area without cost to taxpayers.
A 1933 Double Eagle gold coin that never went into circulation—but triggered decades of intrigue—is being sold by the federal government at auction this summer. Experts predict it could sell for millions.
Met by jeers and cheers from more than 1,000 people, US Senator Diane Feinstein (D-CA) made another pitch to create three new national monuments in the deserts of southern California recently.
...as a holder of contrarian points of view, I am somewhat delighted to see the recent enormous surge in published negative commentaries regarding gold's future.
Critical minerals are products that the government has designated as critical to our national interest because of both their potential military and industrial applications.
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