Wyoming Tops in Royalties
March 2000 by Associated PressWyoming received the largest amount of revenues associated with mineral leases on federal lands within its borders last year.
After contributing to the total, I am proud to claim my share of Ray’s patch. In total, we got almost an ounce of gold from the schist where it seems to have been formed.
When I teach people about finding gold, I often explain that it is helpful to think of any river or stream that carries gold as being something like a sluice box.
Setting up a gravity dredge
For the 15th consecutive year, ICMJ’s Prospecting and Mining Journal was recently honored as “Prospecting Magazine of the Year” by the Best O’ North East Treasure Hunters!
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The platinum group metals (PGMs) are divided into three that are “light,” about the same atomic weight as silver, and three that are “heavy,” about the same atomic weight as gold. The three light PGMs are ruthenium, rhodium, and palladium, and the three heavy PGMs are osmium, iridium, and platinum.
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