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Silver at Calico, California

Silver was discovered in the mountains as early as 1875, but the first “official” discovery was in 1881.

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Metals and Precious Stones in Wyoming


Wyoming is an excellent place for prospectors, rock hounds, and companies to search for a variety of mineral resources.

Legislative and Regulatory Update


• Court says ESA does not apply in some cases
• Comments needed for proposed critical habitat in several Western states
• EPA still trying to rewrite the Clean Water Act
• Enough already!
• Now is the time to act

Legislative and Regulatory Update


• ESA reform, finally
• BLM finalizes another fee hike

Cobalt and Nickel in Missouri


Cobalt and nickel are tough silver-white metals, with similar physical properties, that frequently occur together in nature, along with copper sulfides. Cobalt and nickel are used as alloys, providing great strength and resistance...

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Using A Trommel For Placer Processing


The behavior of a trommel is dependent on how it is designed and set up. Important design characteristics include feed rates, screen perforation sizes, cylinder size, rotation speed and incline.

Increase in Silver Demand by Photography Industry


Washington—The use of silver by the photographic industry worldwide is projected to increase 10 percent over the next five years for photographic applications ranging from amateur snapshots to medical X-rays and motion pictures, according to a new report published in the Silver Institute's Silver News.

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