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Nov 01, 2014

California The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors straw voted through the draft General Plan’s Mineral Resources section during a review meeting, discussed the environmental impacts of mining on riverbeds, and laid the groundwork for extending the time period between mining permit ...

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Carved in Stone

Aug 01, 2011

Carved in Stone

T is for Taconite New research may yield commercial viability for this lower quality ore. By Bill Langer tak-uh-nahyt (noun) – A type of chert used as iron ore in parts of North America. “In the Mesabi district the local name ‘taconite’ is ...

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