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The value of a mining job?

Published on January 15, 2014

What is the value of a mining job? What does it provide to the person who takes home that pay? What does that job mean for the worker’s family, friends and neighbors? What does it provide to a community, a

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Blue goblin of Idaho geology

Published on December 2, 2013

Back in the 18th century, experimentation by a Swedish chemist led to the “discovery” of a trace element used as far back as the Pharaohs of Egypt. This mineral has a blue hue, and has been used over the centuries for

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Idaho silver is good for the U.S.

Published on October 29, 2013

Idaho is a world leader in production of silver, one of the most important minerals in the world. While most people think of silver as the raw material used for coins or jewelry, it is more often used as a

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