Company Eyes Reopening Mine Near Troy
January 2004 by Bob AnezRevett Silver Company, formerly Sterling Mining Company, hopes to reopen a dormant copper and silver mine near Troy, Montana, in the next six months because higher copper prices have made the operation practical, an executive said.
Keeping in mind how the local topography affects where gold has been deposited can help you find more gold, and is certainly something the prospector needs to keep in mind.
The $800 million project will provide 300 jobs during production. It will be the only US mine where nickel is the primary targeted mineral, with about 360 million pounds to be extracted.
How big is the deposit? Are there boulders you will need to move? Do you just want to recover the nuggets or do you think there is good fine gold that you will also want to capture?
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