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June 7, 2013
Posted at 1:11 pm

Truth is far stranger than fiction

Almost exactly four years ago (2009-06-12) I posted "Mining a Meteorite." At that time several readers remarked that the process wouldn't be worthwhile.

Imagine my amazement when I saw

posted today! Clearly, the Chinese find illegal mining worthwhile, despite my readership.

(Yes, gold is different from iron ore; but WA has opals and gold, too.)