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...
Light-colored volcanic tuff or tuffaceous sandstone often contains small amounts of uranium, enough to be detected with a sensitive radiation detector. Sometimes, the mass effect of the radiation is substantial.
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Only the famous Kennecott copper mine was able to continue operating through the Depression owing to the exceptional richness of its ore.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
The steeper the gradient is, the more potential erosive power to move gold and other bedload sediments, and the more power to remove obstacles to flow.
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