The Colorado Mineral Belt
July 2000 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDThe 250 mile long Colorado Mineral Belt cuts diagonally across central and southwestern Colorado, in the heart of the Rocky Mountains...
• It’s a record-breaking year!
• Soybean fuels are not for the birds...or fish
• Cooler temps may put a freeze on Global Warming?
• Wasting more of your money
The historic mining town of Cripple Creek (population 600) is 43 miles, by paved highway, west of Colorado Springs, almost two miles high in the Colorado Rockies.
• FWS to delist gray wolf
• Miners need to be heard on wilderness bills
• HR 2016
One such aim is to infiltrate the education system and thereby insure that our children and grandchildren become thoroughly indoctrinated with the environmental point of view.
Finding a new spot that is rich in gold, but has not already been exploited by other metal detector operators, is a goal of many prospectors. Sometimes it takes a lot of looking and research to find such a place because a lot of prospectors are out there...
The first requirement is permission from a land owner. This can be tricky and it’s always a bit nerve-racking to approach a stranger cold with such a request.
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