October 2005 by Staff• Coeur Alaska
• Canico Resources
• Entree Gold
• Newmont Mining
• Bema Gold
• Copper Ridge Explorations
The current administration is receptive; we believe the time is ripe to push for a return to reasonable regulations and to restore mining to a priority for public lands as long as some new crisis doesn’t take precedent.
There are many smaller old hard rock mines out there—more than you might think. There are some small hard rock properties that are even open to be claimed if one does the right amount of research to find them.
• Reopening closed areas
While present official numbers remain quiescent at below 2%, we strongly believe the seeds of future inflation have now been laid via virtually unlimited currency creation by various central banks around the globe.
Wall-rock (country rock) alteration is found in all hard-rock mining districts and has been caused by hydrothermal solutions in the past history of the region. The zones of alteration have a bearing on where one might drill for ore bodies. The weekend prospector does not have the tools nor knowledge to block out ore deposits, but he can narrow down his search dramatically by understanding the zones of wall-rock alteration that he sees.
Their rewards were far better than they had anticipated, resulting in one of the best clean-ups they had ever seen.
These days they employ the use of metal detectors and carefully scan the shattered rocks, hoping to hear that sound we detectorists love to hear.
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