Chinese Buy Out Australian Miners
July 2009 by Associated PressSome Australian lawmakers object to allowing Chinese government companies to buy mining assets that they say are a cornerstone of Australia’s economy.
I couldn’t wait to get started. With no field budget, an assay budget of $100/year, a 1975-Ford Bronco that was a road hazard, a gas card, a topo map and full support of the director, I headed to the State Line district near Tie Siding along US Highway 287 to begin mapping kimberlite.
It’s been no secret that the prices of gold and silver have been moving upward at a fast clip in recent months. Gold has soared 27 percent so far this year. There has not been a significant drop-off in production, so it’s been evident that an increase in demand has been a part of the force driving the price upward.
In this article I am going to talk about the different sources of gold and the clues a prospector can follow to find the source.
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I wanted to become part of the romance of Colorado—to become part of the romance of mining in those majestic mountains. The path ahead of me was much rougher than I anticipated.
The Bawl Mill • The Suction Gold Dredging Fight Continues in California • Gold in the South Pass Greenstone Belt, Wyoming • Using a Winch to Work Smarter, Not Harder • The Forgotten Specimen—Part II • Germany Developing Gold Vending Machine • How to Complete Assessment Work and Claim Maintenance • More Tennessee Gold • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices