The Livengood-Tolovana Mining District
June 2006 by Ron WendtIn 1914, Livengood went from a tent city to a collection of wooden false fronted structures and log cabins. In 1962, 48 years later, our old Chevy pickup rumbled in off the gravel road. A cloud of dust surrounded us as the hot Interior sun beat down on...
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Logging on federal land plummeted—over 84% since the 1980s. And that management tool was replaced with—nothing.
Q: What I would like to know is how to confirm if it is magnesite and the quality.
Basic Geology for the Independent Miner—Part II Recognizing and Understanding Rock Formations (Petrology)
Rocks are an aggregate formed from the accumulation of minerals. Minerals form under various conditions, and when the minerals come together in mass, they form rocks.
Attractive geology does not guarantee mining investment if a region’s policies are bad, say mining executives surveyed in the seventh Annual Survey of Mining Companies released by The Fraser Institute.
Unfortunately, mining is politically unpopular and support of the mining industry, no matter how many jobs it brings to a state, even in times of difficult financial need, is never popular among politicians of any stripe.
Last month we witnessed numerous news items that appear to confirm a new, and perhaps ominous, trend in America’s relationships with the rest of the world. We are referring to a visible increase in America’s vulnerability to foreign actions.
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