Basic Geology for the Independent Miner—Part II Recognizing and Understanding Rock Formations (Petrology)
February 2006 by Chris RalphRocks are an aggregate formed from the accumulation of minerals. Minerals form under various conditions, and when the minerals come together in mass, they form rocks.
...how many of us have knowingly found or bought a meteorite—a small to large mass of stone or metal; a meteor that has survived not only a space voyage of millions of years, but also the impact of striking the earth?
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While detecting for gold nuggets with a pulse induction machine, most of the signals we encounter have a normal “wee-ooo” sound. However, while swinging larger search coils, the bigger deeper nuggets can produce a...
I informed them fully about where we would be and what we would be doing—sort of—withholding some of the more not so smart and quite dangerous sounding parts.
Where to process high grade gold ore containing sulfides?
There are many prospects within the known mineralized area and along the margins of the mineralized area that should be examined for gold and silver.
Narrowing down a closure date will allow you to check the commodity price during that time and possibly confirm that a low price, rather than a lack of ore, was the driving force that closed the operation.
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