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Luis Vega, Wilderness Columnist

Luis Vega is a Wilderness Columnist for the Kingman Miner. If you have comments or want to share experiences, write him at mohave4x4@yahoo.com.

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Every group has its jargon, its way of speaking that identifies their group. Miners are no different.

By Luis Vega, Wilderness Columnist January 28, 2023
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The recent spectacular eruptions of the Hawaii volcano are awe inspiring and show the awesome power of the Earth.

By Luis Vega, Wilderness Columnist January 14, 2023
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When most people think of mining, they think of gold, silver, copper and the other metals but there is more money made in the less glamorous industrial minerals business.

By Luis Vega, Wilderness Columnist December 31, 2022
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Recently, while following a car that had its rear window almost completely covered with stickers, I was reminded that geologists also have something to say.

By Luis Vega, Wilderness Columnist December 17, 2022
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The science of chemistry owes its origin to the idea of trying to change lead into gold – the alchemy of ancient times.

By Luis Vega, Wilderness Columnist December 3, 2022
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Recovering gold and silver was a hard process in Mohave County during pioneer days.

By Luis Vega, Wilderness Columnist November 19, 2022
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Geologists are usually not fashion-conscious folks and I’m probably one of the worst dressed around with jeans and T-shirt as my official field uniform. And, I’ve never used makeup.

By Luis Vega, Wilderness Columnist November 5, 2022
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In the movies you see underground miners pick off a chunk of rock and uncover thick veins of solid gold.

By Luis Vega, Wilderness Columnist October 21, 2022
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We just returned from a trip to northern Nevada.

By Luis Vega, Wilderness Columnist October 8, 2022
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The hot topic in Mohave County geology these days is: Are we going to run out of water?

By Luis Vega, Wilderness Columnist September 24, 2022

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