Visionaries, Scoundrels, and Gamblers
February 2000 by Associated PressAsk leading historians to name Colorado's top 10 builders and the list quickly grows to 50 people. The list includes visionaries, scoundrels and gamblers.
Oregon Governor Asks For Mineral Withdrawal
Conservation groups hope to meld the three wilderness areas and surrounding parts of southwestern Oregon into one big wilderness covering 1 million acres—a move Kulongoski has endorsed.
Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
The Oregon Claim
When I started dredging a short distance downstream from that feature I realized that I was into a major paystreak and much of the gold was coming right out of the upper gravel. I could see the chunky pieces falling out of the gravel as they were pulled into...
Can You Recognize Valuable Ores?
The process of recognizing ores all starts with being able to recognize some basic minerals and knowing what hard rock ore looks like in the districts where you prospect.
Ask the Experts—What is barite used for?
Q: Could you inform me as to what “barite” is used for? Where can I locate a company that mines barite?
Happy New Year!
The New 2023 PLP Guide Cards Are Now Available!
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