The Ocampo District, Chihuahua
April 2003 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDThe village of Ocampo is wedged in a canyon about 178 miles, by Mexican Highway 16, west of the city of Chihuahua. It is a few miles west of Basaseachic Falls, and a few miles south of Highway 16, in high chaparral at an elevation of 6,500 feet. The completion of Highway 16 across the Sierra Madre Occidental greatly improved access to the region...
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The Wyoming State Geological Survey continues research on diamonds in the Laramie Mountains northeast of the UW campus.
Citations and fines were found to be arbitrary and capricious...
The last US uranium mill ever built, in this parched landscape near Lake Powell, shut down quickly after it started operating as nuclear power fell into disfavor about two decades ago.
Last month I wrote an article entitled “Good Assays and Bad,” which gathered a few comments.
Tiffany & Co. plans to open its first diamond cutting and sorting plant early this year in conjunction with its investment in a diamond mine in Canada’s Northwest Territories.
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