Flat-Fault Gold in Sonora, Mexico
July 2004 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDMexico is not noted for gold, but is better known for silver and copper. However, the states of Chihuahua and Sonora, in northwestern Mexico, contain some sizeable gold deposits. A number of these deposits were mined during the boom of 1982-2002. One operation that has remained active up to the present is La Herradura Mine...
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Unfortunately, mining is politically unpopular and support of the mining industry, no matter how many jobs it brings to a state, even in times of difficult financial need, is never popular among politicians of any stripe.
The state of Washington is not especially known for placer gold, yet significant amounts have been recovered in a few districts. These deposits are usually downstream from lode mining areas, some of which are in British Columbia.
One of the results of the dynamic metals prices in recent years has been an enormous increase in mining activity throughout the industry and few places have been impacted as greatly as Northern Ontario, Canada.
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