The Most Obvious Place
April 2009 by David Shackleton“The biggest nugget you’ll ever find is in a spot that many have walked over for years.” I’m not sure who told me that, but the more I think about that statement, the more it makes sense.
The loss of exploration monies that provide jobs and eventually lead to new mines may well cost the state far more in the long run than the new fees will raise.
The Stillwater Mining Company and three citizen watchdog groups have signed a 38-page accord that creates a new relationship between the traditional adversaries and could set an example for resource development decisions in the West.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
As I arrived at my detecting location, I got all my gear and headed up the trail. I had to stop and take in the devastation all around me.
What gives this illustration great importance is America may be facing the same kind of dilemmas that have brought Japan’s market such long-term grief.
Serpentine, as used in this article, is both a rock and a mineral. The rock should be termed "serpentinite," but the word "serpentine" is in common usage for both the rock and mineral.
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