May 2010 by Chris RalphExploration geologists looking for strategic metals projects may find open ground in some of the old historic manganese mine areas as manganese has been largely overlooked as an exploration target for many decades.
The diverse minerals, salts, and moisture, plus any halo effect, and old-timer trash, especially decomposing iron artifacts, are often found in any dry placer gold field and can really mask the “penetration powers” of a detector.
- He made quite a splash
- Even the Pony Express was faster than this!
- They say it’s “snot” a joke…
This past month was one that saw the emergence of a series of problems capable of inflicting true and serious damage to the world’s well being on a scale we have not witnessed since the late 1970s.
Seldom in the 22 years we have been writing in this space have we ever seen a parade of such important events pass along the world’s newswires and print media.
The process of recognizing ores all starts with being able to recognize some basic minerals and knowing what hard rock ore looks like in the districts where you prospect.
The Bawl Mill • Legislative and Regulatory Update • Ask The Experts: How to handle gold in cyanide; how to sample a platinum deposit • Prospecting for Hardrock Gold - "Eureka!" (Part III) • Gold Prospecting in Maine - Part II • Detecting for Gold in Australia • Investors Take a Shine to Platinum, Palladium • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes & Mineral and Metal Prices