Update: Forest Service Interim Rule
October 2004 by Public Lands for the PeopleOn July 9, 2004, Under Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Mark Rey, published the “Interim Rule.” By its own terms, the Interim Rule became effective on August 9, 2004, without regard to public comments. Public comments were, however, received until September 7, 2004.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
NovaGold Resources Inc. announced that a gold prospect in southwest Alaska is ready to advance to permitting.
Actually, this mid-range gold zone can exist in any eluvial placer field with a shallow zone where the ground “tightens up” below the loosely packed surface dirt to harder packed dirt. However, its presence depends upon several factors:
Some of the wire forms are strange and fantastic, with wires sticking out in twisted, seemingly random directions. Others have deformed crystals and all of them have significant value to collectors.
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