June 2004 by Stan D'Orio• Capital Hill Gold
• Calais Resources
• Copper Ridge Explorations
• Randgold Resources
• Linux Gold Corp.
• Diamond Discoveries International
We descended hunched over, down a long, steep, wooden staircase to the 1,000-level.
Ore dressing is of prime importance to the operator of a small hardrock gold mine. No, Virginia, ore dressing has nothing to do with dressing in the latest spring dresses, or the stuff that gets forced into the turkey on Thanksgiving. It refers to the method of processing ore to extract the valuable minerals contained in the rock—in the case of this series of articles, gold and silver.
• It’s good to be the president...of the teacher’s union
• Anyone need a 1040 form?
• Global warming turns a new leaf
New theories have been developed and they may lead to new discoveries and give prospectors some new insight on where to look for diamonds.
• Re: Tyrie's Roadway Nugget
• Re: Are Permits Needed for Highbanking in California
Old mine workings and tailing piles can represent opportunities on many levels, from the chance to simply find a nugget on up to the commercial reworking of the old tailings for profit.
What is the ceramic-like material embedded with gold?
The Bawl Mill • Higher Copper Price Brings Hope, Jobs • Zeballos Gold Camp, British Columbia • Agreement Allows Pogo Mine to Resume Construction • Treasure Hawk Mine Back in Action • Oregon Dredgers Receive Threats From Environmentalists • Understanding Hard Rock Mining: Terms and Methods—Part I • Mood at Calgary Conference is Subdued, But Optomistic • Reinventing the Wheel—The Infinity-Jet • Endangered Species Act is a Mess • Placer Platinum • Here Come the MineBots • Agency Gives Initial Backing to Kensington Mine • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver • Brits Thwart Robbery of Gold and Cash