Extraction of Precious Metals Using Froth Flotation
December 2012 by Bill RichWithout this versatile group of technologies, we would be hard-pressed to produce the metals so critical to our modern way of life. The robust mining industry of today would literally not exist.
Even as late as 1906, Delamar was second only to Tonopah and Goldfield in production outshining many better known areas. Since the first discoveries, more than 700,000 ounces of gold have been produced from the mines here.
There is a major change coming in the economy of the world and now is the time for prospectors and miners to grab a ticket and get on board.
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When I read about these new discoveries, I often wonder how the original operators ignored all the additional ore. Yet this has happened again and again in Nevada and many other places.
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