August 2001 by Staff• Pure Gold Minerals Inc.
• International Freegold Mineral Development Inc.
• Hope Bay Gold Corp. Inc.
Blanchard and Company, which claims to be the largest retail gold dealer in the US, announced that its lawsuit against Barrick Gold Corp. and J.P. Morgan Chase & Company will move into the discovery phase.
• Litterbugs bite business
• Marriage counseling needed?
• Congressman receives a new term...
• "...large advances have been made in the field of micron gold recovery..."
• "I enjoy the technical information..."
Reservers and resources are very important to prospectors and miners, but they may be vague terms to some.
It’s accepted knowledge that wet methods will recover more fine gold than dry methods and processing the gravel as a whole will get more gold than only using a metal detector. The question is how much more?
A recent weekend trip found us leaving the Grass Valley, California area to meet up with some friends in Downieville.
Q: I found a large quartz vein. I’m interested in mining this myself. Can you point me to a good book or other source on lode mining?
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