March 2006 by Scott Harn• Newmont Mining Corp.
• Norilsk Nickel
• Sterling Mining Company
Tantalum is a refractory metal which is non-toxic, ductile; easily fabricated, has a high melting point, is highly resistant to corrosion and is a good conductor of heat and electricity. It has the unique ability to transmit an alternating current in only one direction.
• "...response to your inforamtion..."
• "Rattlesnakes" article (August 2002) was "unclear"
The gold was very chunky and much of it had quartz attached. Even back then I knew that the gold was very close to its source.
• Gore honored with award ...
Representative Jim Gibbons (R-Nevada) said he believes now is the time to address reform of mining law during a recent interview at the Northwest Mining Association (NWMA) convention in Spokane.
...one of our most important technical indicators, the “Dow/Gold Ratio,” may be giving off an important signal at this time, which we discuss briefly...
• Just a drop in the (coal) bucket
• Location, Location, Location...
• The "hard drive" for answers...
The Bawl Mill • A Word from the Editor • Basic Geology for the Independent Miner—Part III Understanding Plate Tectonics, Volcanism and Mountain Building • The Fortymile Goldfields • The Rocks that Burn—Part II Is Oil Shale the Answer? • Record Interest at Recent Mining Conventions • Common Operations—Small-Scale Mining and Sharing the "Take" • Trout Thriving In Treated Mine Water • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices