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.
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• Dishonorable discharge
Tabling and jigging are two relatively inexpensive methods for recovering the “free particle values” from the noble metal ores. However, not all ores contain their values as free particles. In fact, many ores contain appreciable amounts of “metallic salts” that readily dissolve in one’s system water and continue to migrate right along with this water.
Back in the early 1800s, there was a gold mine being dug in a mining community called Garden Valley. Garden Valley is located northeast of Sacramento, between Georgetown and Coloma. They called it Garden Valley because there were some miners who thought there might be more money in growing and selling vegetables than in mining for gold.
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• New Oregon small-scale prospecting rules
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