The Douglas Creek Placer District, Medicine Bow Mountains, Southeastern Wyoming
March 2002 by W. Dan HauselIt was July. The cool mountain air filtered the harsh Wyoming sun making the day fairly pleasant. Winter had finally receded, but an occasional drift hid in the shadows of the forest. I drove into the heart of the Medicine Bow National Forest...
Exactly one month ago—to the day—I was watching in stunned silence, along with billions of others around the world, as the immense tragedy of September 11 played itself out. Since that time, the President has issued a virtual declaration of war; actual attacks against the Taliban strongholds in Afghanistan have begun and the “other side” has threatened an escalation of terror.
New theories have been developed and they may lead to new discoveries and give prospectors some new insight on where to look for diamonds.
Black diamonds, also known as carbonado, are extremely rare, and are found naturally only in Brazil and Central Africa. The cosmic origin theory is based on their carbon isotopes and high hydrogen content.
• BLM claim fees rise
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Washington State has some of the most far-reaching, restrictive and overzealous regulations in the United States regarding small-scale prospecting and mining. Take one look at the “Gold and Fish” book, which lays out regulations for...
Saying that the Canadian Province of Nova Scotia supports mining and the jobs that mining creates would be an understatement.
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