May 2003 by Bob SchlosserSix sticks of dynamite had been found in the glove compartment of an abandoned car back in 1972. This started an investigation by every level of law enforcement, including the federal government, in the Silver City, New Mexico area.
A federal judge has ordered the FBI to speed up the release of records about the search for the legendary gold, ruling in favor of Finders Keepers, the treasure hunting outfit that led FBI agents to the remote site.
Sometimes a placer miner will find small bits and nuggets of metal associated with gold and other heavy minerals in his concentrates, which exhibits a silver-gray color rather than the normal tones of gold.
...the tax rate for an incorporated, small-scale mine or mining-related business will be reduced from the former 35 percent rate to 21 percent for the 2018 tax year and thereafter.
Not long after this, I was camped out with the geologist beside the Similkameen River where he showed me the evidence that an ancient channel existed on our claim.
Some of these events can cause half of an entire mountain to plummet down into a gorge or canyon, damming up a stream system and causing a flood when the earthen dam finally breaks from the water backing up behind it.
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