The Spanish Silver of Mowry
August 2001 by Frank Lorey IIIThe Arizona mine and town that eventually became known as Mowry actually started with the discovery of a rich ledge of silver by either Spanish Jesuit priests or Spanish soldiers around 1736.
Strong gold prices are making it profitable to keep the Golden Sunlight Mine here open through 2015, company officials said.
• Can’t get no satisfaction...from the government
• Working for Uncle Sam...
As expected, the State of Oregon has proposed a new general National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit that is considerably more restrictive than the one that is currently in effect
One of the largest gold nuggets ever found with a VLF metal detector: I got a huge signal, and I was thinking it was just another piece of junk—perhaps an old can or piece of a shovel.
At the well-known Rio Tinto copper district, Huelva, in southwestern Spain, large quantities of copper were found beneath a gossan of hematite at an average depth of 100 feet. The deposits were first mined during Roman times.
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• Forest Service to Seek Wilderness Status for Much of Chugach
Even with the decades of mining and exploration, much of the Comstock is still underdeveloped and its potential not fully tapped.
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