Mojave Desert Miners


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Today mining is still very important in the Mojave Desert. While it is not as well-known as gold and silver, the minerals being mined now are still very valuable.

The little town of Trona in the Mojave Desert mines potash.


U.S. Borax

Boron has one of the largest open pit borax mines in the world.

Limestone is still mined to make cement at companies such as Mitsubishi and Portland Cement Companies.