AZ Miners and Minerals Department Threatened with Elimination
March 1999 by StaffOnce again, the Arizona Department of Mines and Mineral Resources (ADMMR) is being threatened with elimination.
What a month! One day we were keeping our eyes on the turbulent, hurricane-filled skies over Florida as the seemingly endless array of powerful storms continued on, then we were watching the televised Presidential debates, and all the while we were being inundated with a relentless barrage of stories regarding crude oil, gasoline and heating oil as their prices roared ahead with a vengeance...
- Souvenirs to die for…
- Honey, where’s that photo of our 500-pound emerald?
- Something to write about…
The black sand was loaded with mercury from the river, but there wasn’t enough to pick up all the fines. We took out the amalgam and had to suction up the remaining fine gold.
Canadian regulators said they have found no significant environmental impacts from a proposed British Columbia mine near the Alaska border.
While recovery rates are important, they must necessarily be secondary to the volume of material processed. Running more material at lower recovery rates is generally preferable to increasing the efficiency of the system.
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