Ask the Experts
September 2007 by StaffQ: I would like to know the following on the metal nickel:
• Where is it mined?
• Why is the unit price so large—is this for a metric ton?
Once again, the Arizona Department of Mines and Mineral Resources (ADMMR) is being threatened with elimination.
Colorado is one of the more productive states when it comes to gold, ranking third, behind Nevada and California. The majority of the gold deposits are confined to a northeast-trending belt known as the Colorado Mineral Belt...
Q: How about an article on understanding core samples? I am getting emails from mining companies with core sample reports and I am not sure as to what I am reading!
Every miner has encountered rattlesnakes in his work, and some may have been bitten. The writer has never been bitten, but has worked with people who have been. It is not a pleasant experience.
This is the primary geological and mineral assessment agency in the US. Part of the Department of the Interior, the Geological Survey, often just called “The Survey” or USGS, has been in business since its founding in the 1800s. This means you can obtain publications all way the back to the early days of the survey...
According to the article, a U.S. military spokesman said that gold coins have, at various times, been part of official U.S. military survival packs since the Vietnam War.
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