Washoe County Balks at Black Rock Desert Plan
February 2000 by Associated PressThe Washoe County Commission raised concerns about Sen. Richard Bryan's tentative proposal to protect the Black Rock Desert...
Even with the decades of mining and exploration, much of the Comstock is still underdeveloped and its potential not fully tapped.
Last month, one of our readers requested an article regarding the possible use of Google Earth for prospecting research. It was a good idea, so here it is.
The scenic “Hill Country,” in the heart of Texas, is a recreational area for several large cities, including San Antonio and Austin. Most of the region lies at elevations between 300 and 1,800 feet, and forms an island of igneous and metamorphic...
My wife and I spent three years laying the groundwork to build a processing mill for gold, silver, lead and some zinc in the Sierra Madre Mountains of Northern Mexico, in the state of Sonora. In this installment, I describe how we purchased the land to build the new mill.
Placers that are directly associated with lode deposits are sometimes overlooked and may have good potential for those who are willing to search for them.
Glynn Burkhardt, president of the Arizona Small Mine Operators Association, has a small mine outside of Tucson, Arizona. He recently received a visit from U.S. Department of Interior...
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