A Profitable Approach—Financing Mineral Exploration With Oil & Gas Projects
January 2006 by Leonard MelmanNot too many years ago, junior mining companies most frequently limited their activities to exploring and pre-developing their mining properties.
I metal detected a number of years before I saw my first nugget peeking out from the dirt before I had scraped or dug for it. This one was in the steep sidewall of a narrow, but deep drywash.
After 11 years of delays, the US Department of Interior approved a land exchange that will allow Phelps Dodge to proceed with development of the Dos Pobres/San Juan copper deposits...
Right away I got a target, and it ended up being gold from a nice little bench. With only an hour left of daylight, I continued heading upstream and found five more tiny pieces of gold with my VLF…
Platinum is only one of a group of related metals that are referred to as platinum group metals (PGMs), because platinum in its native state usually contains all six metals of the group along with some iron.
Wouldn’t it be great if you could know if there is gold in the ground without setting foot on the ground? Well you can, to a certain extent, if you can recognize mined ground from unmined.
Another potential problem is the body of regulations imposed by the Paris Climate Accord that President Trump had negated but which President Biden has immediately rejoined.
New statistics released by the US Census Bureau show Elko County has the highest median family income in Nevada, thanks to the mining industry.
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