The South Pass Gold Placers, Western Wyoming
April 2001 by W. Dan HauselIn the 1980s, I spent 5 summers living in a tent in order to map the 450 mi2 South Pass granite-greenstone belt and many of its historic mines. While mapping, I was quite impressed by the general lack of development of lode gold deposits.
Rather than using the practice of government seizure of private property to promote economic development, the county is using it to preserve open space.
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My mother stands in the desert, a hot wind kicking up puffs in the sand around her feet. She’s staring hard at the rusted buckets, weathered boards and mine shafts scattered throughout the sagebrush, concentrating, and I can tell she’s not really here. Not here now, at least. She is here 65 years ago. And this is not a long-abandoned ghost town at the end of a dirt road in one of Nevada’s endless stretches of nowhere.
Zimbabwe is the latest country to threaten seizure of foreign-owned mining projects.
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