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.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Every year for the past several years I have taken a prospecting trip to Sierra City, California, to dredge on a friend’s claim. Sierra City is a historic gold rush town of a little more than 200 persons. Known mostly for its rich lode mines, it also had...
The technique I will describe is a much safer alternative and it works. It’s a fine-gold panning technique that eliminates the need for mercury amalgamation of most placer samples.
October lived up to its reputation as a most unfriendly month for the stock market as hi-tech stocks took a huge battering, the NASDAQ and the Dow were hit by heavy selling and consumer confidence figures plunged.
We are happy to announce the vendor/exhibitor spaces for the 2016 Gold Prospecting and Mining Summit in April are completely sold out. In fact, the venue has been sold out for several months.
“Much of the ground where Ms. Hollingshead found her diamond is made of unweathered volcanic rock. When it rains, flowing runoff often leaves loose gravel, and sometimes diamonds, on the surface in these areas.”
The Bawl Mill • Rent, Lease, or Own Your Equipment • Basic Geology for the Independent Miner—Part I Recognizing and Understanding Minerals • The Grubstake Gulch Placers, Alaska • The Lynx Creek Placers, Arizona • Gemstones in Wyoming—Part II • The Mexican Gold Belt • Melman on Gold & Silver • Looking Back • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices