Latest Tombstone, Arizona Stories

2009-04-01 15:06:15

Tombstone, Ariz., the town made famous by Wyatt Earp and the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, is once again dealing with battling gunfighters -- re-enactors. Last year, a new mayor denied Stephen Keith and his Huckleberry Players a permit for street performances, the Los Angeles Times reports. The players' practice of walking the streets in costume to get tourists to their show was considered a street performance. In January, Larry Talvy, a National Guard veteran of Iraq appointed marshal by...

2008-09-27 09:00:23

cover story TOMBSTONE - It was called the Good Enough Mine. You could consider that name a bit of an understatement. The mine - tunneled into limestone in the late 1870s near the edge of modern- day Tombstone - was one of the dazzlingly rich silver strikes that gave birth to the "town too tough to die." Now, more than a century after its heyday, the mine is open for daily public tours. A guided excursion into the 100-foot depths of the Good Enough is a journey not only into the...

2008-08-05 12:00:41

Tombstone Exploration Corporation (OTCBB: TMBXF) today reported that drill hole TEMC 101 was completed at 980'. Recovery remained exceptionally high due to the triple technology, and the RQD rate in most instances was over 75%. Core has been photographed, diamond split and sent for assay to ALS Chemex. Drill hole TEMC 102 is under way and is currently at 300'. TEMC 102 is designed to intercept the Santa Ana structure. Ore intercepts are hosted by sedimentary rock units as limestones,...

2008-06-25 15:02:53

Tombstone Exploration Corporation (OTCBB: TMBXF) reported today the drilling program at the Tombstone Silver Project is now underway. DDH TEMC-101 was designed to intercept two major silver-bearing manganese oxide structures of historical production: in the district: Bonanza and Santa Ana mines. Records from these mines indicate that they have been highly productive operations for several decades, and mining took place only to the water level, estimated in late 1890s at 200 ft. Hole...

2008-06-17 12:00:41

Tombstone Exploration Corporation (OTCBB: TMBXF) announced that a Layne Christensen Company's 4x4 core rig, personnel, and support equipment had started drilling at the Tombstone Arizona mine site. Layne's field supervisor has 33 years' experience and the lead driller over 30 years of experience. Alan Brown, President and CEO of Tombstone, remarked, "We consider getting the drilling program underway a corporate milestone. This project will continue all summer and will be expanded based on...

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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.