Breaking Boulders With Explosives
January 2022 by John Norman
The process we will be using is called “blockholing,” and it is commonly used at mines and in construction projects to break up oversize material into sizes that can be easily handled.
Ivory Coast has considerable gold reserves, and this nation has the largest area of greenstone belts prospective for gold in the continent.
The popularity of the new Discovery Channel series Bering Sea Gold has peaked interest in what gold resources are offshore of Nome, Alaska. The Cape Nome mining district is world famous...
I had never run an impact mill before, but anything involving rocks, water and a big electric motor sounded great.
Even with the decades of mining and exploration, much of the Comstock is still underdeveloped and its potential not fully tapped.
The gold was very chunky and much of it had quartz attached. Even back then I knew that the gold was very close to its source.
Carbon, activated charcoal, or “char,” as some old timers refer to it, can be an assayer’s nightmare.
They must have assumed the paystreak was spotty and had been mined out, so they never mined as close to the side of the valley as they should have.
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