The Paradox Basin—Part II
August 2005 by Bill RichThe Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) was created soon after the war. One of their first deeds was to pass the Energy Act of 1946. This, among other things, provided monetary incentives for nearly every stage of mine development and operation.
In these types of cases I tend to listen to what my metal detector is telling me. The machine was very quiet, suggesting my initial impressions were right about the ground make up.
The occurrence of platinum-group metals (PGMs) is rather widespread in California in placer deposits, but they are not of commercial interest as things now stand.
• Red tape at its finest...
• With the stroke of a pen
...we finally got back to this exploration effort. The old works there were up above the old camp, which was very significant in size.
There are many different ways to get the gold out. We will take a look a few examples of crushing and grinding, and potentially which ores they may be best suited for.
Interior Secretary Gale Norton approved the reversal of controversial millsite restrictions that were put in place by the Clinton administration.
Although one of the smaller states in Australia, Victoria can lay claim to being the richest, especially in regards to large nuggets. An almost endless discovery of massive specimens highlighted the early years of gold mining here.
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