Epithermal Gold-Quartz Veins
January 2004 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDThe great mining geologist Waldemar Lindgren used the word “epithermal” to describe a type of quartz vein commonly found in desert regions of the United States and Mexico.
"Gold does strange things to people."
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
We asked several writers and professionals to recommend their favorite books or publications that they thought would benefit prospectors and miners. Each recommendation is followed by a rating of beginner, intermediate, or advanced prospector or miner, or a rating of “general” (for all levels).
Gold out of auqa regia
...day one was like watching the Gold Rush television show. He furiously worked the nozzle in an up and down fashion that resembled Jack Hoffman sitting on a backhoe.
The zone of influence of each sample must be carefully considered when deciding how far sample sites should be spaced from each other.
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