Large Scale Mining
Gold and Silver Deposit May Be World's Largest
June 1999 by Associated PressA crater in an undersea volcano off Japan may contain the world's largest gold nugget ever found...
Care and Lubrication of a Model 13 Laboratory Wilfley Table
A Wilfley table works best when all of the mineral being run across it (the pulp) is about the same size. For this reason, I took a good look at each of the samples.
Conductive Minerals and Your Metal Detector
...most prospectors don't even think about the conductivity of minerals, but there are some that do conduct electricity to a certain degree, so metal detectors will respond to them.
Have We Hit 'Peak Gold'?
According to some experts, after the peak is reached, the production rate will slowly decline until it reaches near zero while the price shoots upward. At that point, we will have pretty much mined all the economic ore deposits that are present on the planet.
The Wild Rush To Find More Cobalt—Part II
In this second part on cobalt, I will take a look at the various types of cobalt deposits and how you can prospect for them. Who knows—perhaps the next big cobalt strike will be yours.
Vehicles Equal Moving Deductions for Mining Operations
Knowing how and when to deduct the cost and expenses of the vehicles used in the prospecting or mining operation can have significant tax implications.
Gold and Rare Earth Elements in New Mexico
We import nearly all of our REEs from China, so it’s critical that we find and continue to develop domestic resources of these elements.
Northern Dynasty To Appeal Alaska Permit Rejection
The proposed mine would be built on state-owned land in the Bristol Bay region, near the world’s largest wild sockeye salmon fishery.
The Bawl Mill • GATA Launches Investigation into Gold Price Manipulation • N.Y. Congressman Introduces Utah Wilderness Bill • Gold in Mono County, California • Prospecting Ores Shoots and Hidden Veins for Specimen-Grade Gold Samples • Randsburg—Still Going Strong • Exploration Drilling • You Want a Ripoff? Here's a Ripoff!! • Mining Claim Maintenance Fee Due • Aviators Carry Gold Coins • Picks & Pans: Koyukuk River Gold—Prospecting Alaska's Brooks Range • Congressional Request to EPA: "Leave Our Kids Alone!" • Quartz and Chalcedony in Wyoming • Company Notes • Gold at Quartzville, Oregon • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back