The Vore Mine
July 2008 by Don RobinsonThe price of gold has certainly raised some eyebrows and has prompted some new prospectors onto the scene. They are faced with the same problem that we old timers have—where to find the gold.
• Freedom request denied
• Missing sandwich becomes a federal case
• Washington man takes the initiative
• And I complained that the Journal was delivered late...
When everything is still dry, one of my favorite methods of prospecting is using a straw to blow out small cracks and crevices that dot the exposed bedrock along a stream.
It turns out the old Anaconda Co. really did have 10,000 miles of tunnels beneath this mining city. That’s one of the findings by researchers who have produced a new map that charts the thousands of underground mine shafts here, providing a detailed look at some of Butte’s mining history.
Increasing restrictions on use of public lands are causing a widening tear through the country's economic and social fabric.
These conditions don’t just apply to Alaska and the Yukon; they apply to western Canada and even to the mountainous western United States.
The Montana Board of Environmental Review has extended the comment deadline on a proposed rule for treating water discharged by mining operations. The new deadline is March 17.
Located about thirty miles west of Delta, Utah, just to the north of Highway 6-50, is a tall rocky crag with an apparent notch missing from the peak. This is Notch Peak.
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