Basic Geology for the Independent Miner—Part IV Geology of Hardrock Gold Deposits
April 2006 by Chris RalphGeologic processes can either concentrate or disperse gold and other elements from adjacent rocks. It is the results of the concentration processes that the prospector is most interested in.
A second copper mine is opening in Utah with prices for the metal at their highest in a decade.
A bill was introduced and passed by the House of Representatives earlier this year that should make the exploration and opening of a mining operation faster and easier.
I can’t remember the exact day, but I do remember I was 11 years old when my father Charlie Sr. took me prospecting for the first time. That’s the day the fire and passion for gold was first ignited in me. I was born and raised in Grand Forks, British Columbia, and was lucky enough to have a gold bearing creek about 10 miles from our home.
He excitedly told me he was going mining and wanted to know where he should go, how to do it, and so on. After he calmed down, I got excited. “I need to go!” was my response.
• Utah's Kathleen Clarke nominated for top BLM post
• 3809 Regulations—Letter Drive
• Judge rules on Oregon coho salmon
• Norton joins fight against environmentalist lies...
- It’s time to trim the fat…
- Springfield dog owners better watch their step…
The Bawl Mill • Federal Court to Address Dredge Permits—The Tulloch Rule • Economic Impact of Mining in Alaska • The Kenai Peninsula Goldfields • Copper Price Keeps Canadian Miners Busy • The Business of Mining: Financial Recoveries for Mandated Changes • Utilizing Geologic Maps • The Rich Hill Outing • Picks & Pans: Detecting at Ganes Creek • Copper Mine Opening in Utah • Future of Mining in Bolivia Uncertain • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices