Basic Geology for the Independent Miner—Part III Understanding Plate Tectonics, Volcanism and Mountain Building
March 2006 by Chris RalphThe formation of gold, silver and many other types of deposits depends on a natural segregation of the elements from the earth, so that gold or silver (and other minerals) becomes enriched enough to form a valuable ore.
Parent said that General Metals is moving toward initiating production at the earliest possible time. He noted that cooperation from Nevada regulatory authorities has been excellent...
Robert Sanregret—Attorney at Law
Western Mining Council
National Association of Mining Districts
Gold in clastic black shale
• Stinks like limburger
• Auditors get audited
• Will you be able to afford to retire?
• The $200,000 crow
One of the greatest opportunities still available to Americans is the opportunity to stake and own your own mining claim. Much of the Western US consists of lands that are open to claim by any US citizen...
The Bawl Mill • A Word from the Editor • The Fortymile Goldfields • The Rocks that Burn—Part II Is Oil Shale the Answer? • Record Interest at Recent Mining Conventions • Common Operations—Small-Scale Mining and Sharing the "Take" • Trout Thriving In Treated Mine Water • Company Notes • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices