The Treasure Detective—Part II
August 2006 by John JonesGNIS is an acronym for the “Geographic Names Information Service” that is maintained by the United States Geological Survey. The database catalogs and standardizes place names in the United States. This information set has nearly 2,000,000...
The Piedmont region of Virginia contains many old gold mines and prospects, many of which are caved, overgrown, and difficult to find. Some mines have remained sporadically active up to the present time.
Rapid City, S.D. (AP)—Scientists and a team of South Dakotans have submitted a $281 million, five-year plan to turn Homestake Mine in Lead into the world’s largest underground laboratory.
There are currently three controlling agencies or entities over suction dredging in California—and you can make that four if the state legislature decides to further muddy the waters with additional legislation to block suction gold dredging in the state.
Why, if America’s economic performance is advancing steadily…are two especially sensitive and widely-used commodities performing so poorly?
...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 several common ways that new mineral crystals form and grow. Perhaps the simplest is when minerals form through the cooling of molten rock and the atoms bond together into mineral crystals.
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