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?
• Credit card abuse is sky high...
• Expensive new bill
• Senators reward themselves with another raise
Nevada gold mines produced only about 6 percent more gold in 2010 than they did the year before, but the value of that gold was up a whopping 33 percent.
• Pombo to introduce ESA reform bill
• Utah addresses roadless areas
• Appeal by active duty soldier
• Run for the border
• By the numbers
Newmont Mining Corporation, Normandy Mining Ltd., and Franco-Nevada Mining Corporation announced a possible merger, which would create the world’s largest mining company. The boards of all three have approved the plan, but it is still subject to shareholder and regulatory approval.
Soon after the rich gold discoveries at Ballarat, near Death Valley, prospectors fanned out all over Southern California's Mohave Desert. Minor discoveries were made in many dry washes, gullies, and desolate areas, but no discovery has had the impact of the one that Frederick Mooers, John Singleton, and Charles Burcham, made in 1895.
The Bawl Mill • Mining Gold at 16,000 Feet • Locating a New Nugget Patch • Journeys in the Kingman Quadrangle—Part II • The American Hill Mine • In Pursuit of Gold & Silver in the Sierra Madres—The Plan • Cal-Gold Closes Shop After 30 Years • The Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2007 • Prison Time Handed Out for Gold and Silver Thefts • Northern Dynasty Chooses Partner for Pebble • Melman on Gold & Silver • Looking Back • Mining Stock Quotes, Mineral & Metal Prices