Utah Proposes Using Eminent Domain Against Federal Government
March 2010 by Associated PressConservative Utah lawmakers want to spark a US Supreme Court case that could ultimately allow states to develop resource-rich parcels of land that are now off limits where the federal government is the landlord.
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Because tungsten minerals are heavy, exploration can be done using stream sediment samples. Prospectors looking for gold have found scheelite or wolframite in their placer concentrates, and in some cases this has led them to make important tungsten finds.
Every prospector and claim holder should be aware of the court decision USA v. Shumway (96-16480) from the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals filed December 28, 1999.
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Gold mineralization is usually first noted in an area by examining material weathered from the source and liberated or washed downhill from it.
The company that wants to build and operate the mine, Rare Element Resources Ltd., promises high-wage jobs and economic vitality to an area where 40 percent of the population is age 50 or older.
Has your experience ever led you to wonder why some gold is deposited on bedrock and in crevices, while other gold is not? We’re going take a deeper look at this and see what we can figure it out.
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