Elections May Bring Rush to Republic of Congo
August 2006 by Associated PressElections in the Republic of Congo may bring a mining boom to a country that has been ravaged by wars and corruption.
These conditions don’t just apply to Alaska and the Yukon; they apply to western Canada and even to the mountainous western United States.
• Prospecting for Diamonds in Kimberlite by W. Dan Hausel
• Miners referring to their activity as “recreational”
• IRS—Inept Resource Specialists
• A drought of common sense
• Thanks for your service, now please hold...
There aren’t too many workable placer deposits of platinum in the world today. Most of the platinum found is in hardrock lodes, usually mixed in the gold, silver or copper outcrops.
As a dedicated dredger, this was to be a totally different experience. Finding gold without using water seemed almost impossible.
Q: I have a gold mine in Colorado. There was an assay done which stated [there is] a lot of quartz within the mine. What is the cheapest way to mine it for gold? I don’t have the money for mills, etc. Can I do it by hand (during summer holidays), and how would I get started?
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