July 2001 by Staff• Homestake Mining Company
• Cominco American Inc.
• Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd.
In the silver belt of the Sierra Madre, the Lluvia de Oro was a discovery of gold, found not by the Spaniards of yore, but from an observant Indian a little over a century ago.
The University of Nevada, Reno, and the Department of Mining Engineering at the Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering, have teamed up to provide an online course in mineral processing.
Selected excerpt from USDA Forest Service Technical Report:
Anatomy of a Mine from Prospect to Production
Several areas came to mind, but each was eliminated for one reason or another. One that seemed to be hanging on was the old historic mining town called Placerville.
Sampling and mining a historic mining claim
Q: I am in the process of filing an appeal with my lawyer, but am seeking more “expert” advice in the arenas of “mining claims” and BLM jurisdiction.
A National Academy of Sciences report shows that the Environmental Protection Agency greatly underestimated the cancer risks of arsenic in drinking water, according to EPA officials and other environmental experts familiar with the report.
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