The Rocks that Burn—Part II Is Oil Shale the Answer?
March 2006 by Bill RichOpinions among experts in the energy business concerning present day oil shale development vary widely. Some think that more stringent energy conservation measures would make large-scale development of lamosite resources...
The Black Hills of western South Dakota are domal mountains that rise to 7,242 feet near Mt. Rushmore National Monument. Annual precipitation reaches 28 inches, enough to support winter sports and pine forests.
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• Latest assault on dredging in California
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Much of the world’s supply of beryllium is mined by Brush-Wellman, Inc., at Spor Mountain, Utah. The district is in a harsh desert environment which receives only 6 inches of precipitation a year, barely enough to support scrubby desert growth.
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• California tries another route to restrict miners and dredgers
The rapid fall of the stock market created a situation in which investors not only pulled back from traditional equities, assuming dot coms are traditional investments, but many recent arrivals in the world’s...
The Bawl Mill • A Word from the Editor • Basic Geology for the Independent Miner—Part III Understanding Plate Tectonics, Volcanism and Mountain Building • The Fortymile Goldfields • Record Interest at Recent Mining Conventions • Common Operations—Small-Scale Mining and Sharing the "Take" • Trout Thriving In Treated Mine Water • Company Notes • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices