A Changing Diamond Industry Looks to Canada for Growth
December 2000 by Associated PressRobert Gannicott speaks in almost spiritual tones about the position his small Canadian diamond company holds and the forces—both natural and economic—that put it there.
Depending on the ore and if significant sulfides are present, a hard rock miner may be able to get away with simply using a flux to digest the other minerals that may be present.
The Iola mine group is made up of four once active gold mines, the Iola, Washington, Golconda and Uwarra gold mines. Although this group of mines were some of the most productive gold mines in North Carolina for a number of years, and according to published records, some of the best managed, they had a relatively short life span for reasons unknown.
I stared out across the Yukon River. I estimated the river at this point to be a mile wide. An occasional log floated by in the tan-colored water.
A series of coastal ranges, separated by narrow valleys, characterize coastal California south of Monterey. The mountains rise to 5,800 feet in elevation, with annual rainfall varying from 12 to 64 inches, depending on elevation and exposure.
• Can you explain a jig, Ainlay bowl, hammer mill?
Since this position was the least desirable due to the hard physical labor, the bucking room was used as punishment. Do you have a mediocre worker? Bad attitude? Off to the bucking room!
Mining has returned to Nevada’s historic Comstock more than 150 years after the discovery of one of the world’s richest silver veins touched off a frenzy that drew thousands of people west. But unlike the hard rock miners in the 1800s, the modern day operation involves huge trucks...
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