Accident at Robinson Mine Leaves Two Dead
January 2005 by Staff“We are saddened by the loss of two Washington Group employees and our thoughts at this time are with their families,” said Bill Myckatyn, CEO of Quadra Mining.
Sometimes a placer miner will find small bits and nuggets of metal associated with gold and other heavy minerals in his concentrates, which exhibits a silver-gray color rather than the normal tones of gold.
I had two of the guys go down into the creek and each one picked out a small island of bedrock. I had them detect their piece of bedrock and then gave a critique to all on how they did.
When it was all setup and running, you had everything coming off the dredge riffles into the boil box. At the hole section, some of the water got sucked down and pulled a lot of black sand and over heavies…
The other distinguishing feature of calcite has to do with its chemistry. Geologists sometimes take a small bottle of dilute hydrochloric acid out into the field with them because calcite reacts with acids to make a bubbly foam.
I’ve been fascinated by iron minerals for many years. So let’s take a look at this very interesting and colorful element.
The plea from State Police Chief Pete Kassetas follows what authorities believe is the latest death related to the effort to uncover Forrest Fenn’s treasure.
USFS Chief Michael Dombeck held 2 invitation only meetings in February in Elko and Reno. Nye County commission chairman Dick Carver was present at the Reno meeting, along with Bob Hadfield, executive director of the Nevada Association of Counties, and John Fallon of the Cattlemen's Association.
The Bawl Mill • Convention Report • Interview with Congressman Gibbons on Mining Law Reform • The Art of Finding Coarse Gold Part II—Pocket Hunting for Residual Placers • Gold Canyon Resources Targets Gallium • Tucson Mountain Chaos • Picks & Pans: Auburn Ravine Gold • Suit Filed to Stop Mining in Northern California • Niobium and Tantalum • The Iola Mine Group, Montgomery County, North Carolina • Effectively Using a Detector and Drywasher for Placer Gold • Mining Companies Use Conservative Valuations • Company Notes • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices