Nevadans have long bet their lives, f...

Nevadans have long bet their lives, fortunes on mining

There are 2 comments on the Las Vegas Review Journal story from Sep 23, 2012, titled Nevadans have long bet their lives, fortunes on mining. In it, Las Vegas Review Journal reports that:

Nevada is also the top U.S. producer of the mineral barite, used in oil and gas drilling, plastics, foam brake pads and barium "milkshakes" for X-rays. The state produced 697,946 tons of barite in 2011, according to the Nevada Division of Minerals.

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Winnemucca, NV

#1 Sep 25, 2012
I bet....

Winnemucca, NV

#2 Sep 25, 2012
The Corp of discovery Marshes ON....

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