The Many Facets of Iron
March 2013 by Bill RichI’ve been fascinated by iron minerals for many years. So let’s take a look at this very interesting and colorful element.
The Reno Masonic Lodge was built along the railroad tracks back when Ulysses S. Grant was president and shortly after the Comstock Lode of gold and silver was struck in Virginia City.
This was one of those stories where you have no doubt that the person telling it believes it to be true. But was it?
...the area around Eureka, Nevada is well mineralized and seems to have a bright potential for future production of all sorts of metals.
Trinity County is located in the far northwest corner of California and stirs up many different memories for those who have been there.
In this second part on cobalt, I will take a look at the various types of cobalt deposits and how you can prospect for them. Who knows—perhaps the next big cobalt strike will be yours.
Sylvester Smith and his younger brother Nathan were among this group who rode and led their Indian ponies, while climbing the rugged Salmon River breaks and rockhewn mountains, looking for a path that would lead them up and over the uncharted wilderness.
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