Critical Metals: Antimony
June 2016 by Chris RalphI’ve been taking a look at the mining and uses of a number of critical metals in series of articles, and it’s time to take a look at antimony.
…if you are game for digging in and learning more about the intricate details of how gold deposits form, then let’s jump right in.
In developing a mineral property or mining claims, one of the first goals is to identify and quantify valuable deposits. The classic method of doing this is by drilling holes into the ground to sample what is below the surface. The problem is that one or two holes usually are not going to tell you a whole lot...
Polymetallic skarn deposits are an interesting class of deposits that can contain a number of different types of metals.
The truth is that cemented gravels are really not all that complex. There is no mystery of how gold grew there or somehow wormed its way into these solid gravels.
There are literally thousands of abandoned wasterock and ore dumps that dot the United States that could hold many tones of strategic metals.
In 1877, a prospector named Ed Schieffelin discovered silver in “the middle of nowhere” and staked two claims: “Tumbstone” and “Graveyard.” Soon a town and mining district were organized and acquired the name “Tombstone” after making a spelling correction.
Q: Is this gold or some other metal?
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