The Guaniamo Diamond Region, Venezuela—Part I
July 2010 by Carl BrinkThe considerable richness of the gravels is shown by the fact that operators have successfully worked the same river sections for over 20 years.
For obvious reasons southern California is not known historically for its gold mines. Gold production was concentrated heavily in the Sierra Nevada foothills in the northern part of the state. However, the high mountainous region of eastern San Diego County was the site of a number of productive hardrock gold mines, notably in the late 19th century.
• Forest Service tries to further restrict mining
• Bills would set more lands off-limits
Q: With safety as a given, what can the average miner, or Joe-blow greenhorn do to identify and extract some metals or minerals with off-the-shelf products or natural ingredients?
What were we doing going down a 4.5 mile trail to a cold river where there was no guarantee of anything except some ice and maybe cold hands and feet? First it seemed our winter was going to be a drought, and then all that reversed.
A group of Pittsylvania County landowners sitting on 92 million pounds of uranium ore wants Virginia to end its 25-year ban on uranium mining.
Few states in the United States have seen mining activity equal the State of Nevada in recent decades. The state is mineral-rich and possesses a regulatory apparatus that encourages mining activity.
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