Diamond Exploration and Mining Heating Up in North America
September 2004 by StaffDiamond exploration in Canada has led to a major new industry that did not exist prior to six years ago. Yet today, Canada ranks as one of the world’s leading producers of gem-quality diamonds.
While recovery rates are important, they must necessarily be secondary to the volume of material processed. Running more material at lower recovery rates is generally preferable to increasing the efficiency of the system.
Because waiting for spring seemed to be taking forever, my 15-year-old granddaughter Grace and I decided to pan for gold sooner. The thought was…even if we did not find any gold, we would set a new record for absurdity—gold panning in the coldest weather!
Is there a method which can be done safely to get the metals to drop out of the cyanide solution? What is the best way to learn how to evaluate the potential of this serpentine platinum deposit potential?
What could be the first underground gold mine to open in Montana in at least a decade is proposed near the ghost town of Elkhorn in Jefferson County, Montana.
- Bio-mass is a bio-miss…
- Russia exploiting “useful idiots of unwitting environmental groups…”
- California has the best of the worst…
Feeling through the mud, I felt the weight and shape of what could only be gold. Throwing my hand in the water revealed a sixteen-gram nugget oozing with character.
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