Additional Note Regarding "Strategic Metals—Part II"
January 2014 by Scott HarnFrom the December 2013 issue:
Australia’s Perth Mint currently holds the record for the world’s largest gold coin.
Q: I have a high grade silver-copper vein. In my area of NE Washington, hundreds of these veins were mined and shipped ore years ago. The vein is not a problem to mine, the problem is whom do I sell the sulfide ore to these days?...
In order to give the reader a better appreciation of some alternative valuable minerals that can be found by the average prospector, we visited Bob Thompson’s Opal Mountain Mine located in Spencer, Idaho.
A state funding agency has given the initial OK to financing $20 million in debt to move the Kensington gold project near Juneau toward becoming a working mine.
The nugget was cast aside with larger rocks during the screening process, but it was found later by an employee...
The Royal Canadian Mint will soon unveil a gold coin worth one million Canadian dollars ($850,000 US).
The Bawl Mill • Ask the Experts: Big rocks or small cobbles? • Ask the Experts: Quartz rock and the chance of gold in my area of New Hampshire? • Ask the Experts: Equipment and gold locations in Colorado • Ask the Experts: Silent partners and mining—is it worth the risk? • Sierra County Gold—Part II • The Silver Islet Mountains of Utah • Gold Placers of the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska • Alternative Gold Leaching Methods • Over the Divide • Prospecting for Diamonds in Kimberlite • Take a Kid Detecting • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices