March 2002 by Staff• NovaGold Resources Inc.
• Canyon Resources Corp.
• TVX Gold Inc.
• Silver Standard Resources Inc.
• Endangered Species Act update
• California Fish & Game tries yet another route to stop gold dredgers
An exploration project at the Troy Mine Complex in northwest Montana could extend the projected six or seven year life of the mine by another 5 to 10 years, officials with Revett Minerals say.
With every look at the box I was pulling out a few pickers and a nugget or two. The smile I had the previous night just got bigger and bigger throughout the day.
Whatever else one will be able to say in later months about the year 2002, we can already state that there is no shortage of interesting and important news developments.
Q: Some of the terminology you use is way over my head and this might be the case for other beginning prospectors. What does “igneous” mean?
- Taking (apart) the (solar) road less traveled...
- Fill'er up
Since the cycle of water flow is dominated by excessive and sudden “gulley washers” after downpours typical of desert country, there is a tendency to spread gold values out in the alluvial fans and not have placer gold concentrations more typical of big river deposits.
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