Ask The Experts—How do I work this large quartz vein?
September 2008 by Chris RalphQ: I found a large quartz vein. I’m interested in mining this myself. Can you point me to a good book or other source on lode mining?
Roll-Front Uranium Deposits
If the uranium industry stages a comeback, it will not likely be a mad rush like it was in the 1950s. Except for non-radioactive uranium, most surface and near-surface deposits have been found.
Picks & Pans: Dredging and Detecting in Sierra City
Every year for the past several years I have taken a prospecting trip to Sierra City, California, to dredge on a friend’s claim. Sierra City is a historic gold rush town of a little more than 200 persons. Known mostly for its rich lode mines, it also had...
Melman on Gold & Silver
Quite suddenly, another major financial issue with significant implications for the world of precious metals has been gaining growing attention. We are referring to concern about looming “currency wars,” and we also discuss that topic...
Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
New Arsenic Study Supports Tougher Standards
A National Academy of Sciences report shows that the Environmental Protection Agency greatly underestimated the cancer risks of arsenic in drinking water, according to EPA officials and other environmental experts familiar with the report.
The Montanore Copper and Silver Project
This adit will be nearly 3.5 miles long when it reaches the ore zone.
Placer Gold Deposits of Utah
The placer deposits of Utah occur in two distinct types of environments. These are 1) placers found adjacent to, and derived from, gold, silver and base-metal deposits; and 2) placers found in major rivers and derived from unknown, distant sources.
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