June 2000 by Staff• Southern Era
• X-Cal Resources
• Placer Dome Inc.
• Pan American Silver Corp.
• Vista Gold Corp.
In the early 1860s, the rich mines of Virginia City and the surrounding area were pouring forth millions of dollars in gold and silver each year. Additional mines located at White Pine, Aurora, Humboldt and other Nevada locations were also yielding millions in gold and silver.
Q: How do I get gold out of a saturated solution of salt with nitric acid?
For more than 40 years, iron ore prices have been decided by private negotiations conducted between the largest of the iron miners and the largest steel producers. These two sides dominate both the spot and contract iron ore markets.
As a subscriber to ICMJ, I felt the need to write an article about the auriferous regions in Serbia, which I have been visiting for years in search of gold. The territory in question occupies the central part of the Balkan Peninsula, which transverses the Danube River.
• Voters say "yes" to mining in Alaska
• Colorado cyanide ban case presented
• New small-scale regulations released in Washington State
• Colorado roadless areas
The ringleader of former mining workers accused of stealing $1.7 million in gold and silver from Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mining is headed to prison, prosecutors said.
It is a fact that many of the well-known placer districts of the Western US have small veins that contain sparse pockets of coarse gold as their source. This is the main reason why many rich placer districts have seen little or no hard rock mining...
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