A Guide to Overlooked Gold Deposits—Part V (Conclusion)
January 2004 by Lawrence DeeThis is the primary geological and mineral assessment agency in the US. Part of the Department of the Interior, the Geological Survey, often just called “The Survey” or USGS, has been in business since its founding in the 1800s. This means you can obtain publications all way the back to the early days of the survey...
Although the potential for fortunes to be made from the commercial mining of this rich glacial gravel conceivably exists, so far no large mining company has shown any serious interest in it.
Two of the major factors affecting the profitability of a placer mining enterprise are the relative efficiency of the mining equipment, and the rate and percentage of recovery obtained while conducting mining operations.
Like almost 200 other Silver Valley miners, Butch Dempsey used to work at the Sunshine Mine in Kellogg. But, along with dozens of the others, he now works for the Columbus, Montana-based Stillwater Mining Co., about 400 miles to the east...
Data mining involves processing huge amounts of digital information to find hidden patterns and financial relationships. To executives, the findings are like gold, but on the weekends, I prefer seeing the real thing in the bottom of my pan.
Q: I read in the April 2006 ICMJ’s Prospecting and Mining Journal about the Tulloch II rule. I have not read anything on or about it since. Is there any more written about it? I would appreciate anything you could tell me.
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