Turquoise Mining—Labor Intensive, But Worthwhile
June 2005 by Chris RalphFor many years, the US had a historical tradition of small-scale mining. Individuals or small groups of miners would spend part of the year working the higher-grade sections of old mines and ship the high-grade ore to smelters or...
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