Professional Equipment for Serious Detectorists!

Magazine

Small Mining Operations

Gold in Guyana—Part II: Process Optimization at Sacre Coeur Minerals' Lower Puruni Alluvial Mining Project

In Part Two of my two-part series I describe the mechanized alluvial gold mining operation on the lower Puruni River launched by Sacre Coeur Minerals in 2011.

Online access required. Please .

Add a Comment

Additional articles that might interest you...

Selecting A Low-Risk Region To Explore, Mine or Invest


“The evidence is clear—mineral deposits alone are not enough to attract precious commodity investment dollars...”

Nice Specimen Gold Recovered in Northern California


Each specimen is carefully examined to determine if it would be beneficial or not to use an acid treatment to reveal more of the gold.

Proper Placer Sample Processing


...your sampling procedures should not be designed to catch gold your mining technique will never recover.

Speed Prospecting for Hard Rock Gold


An online video gave me some ideas, and with a lot of trial and error I developed a reliable method of panning free gold particles down below 35 microns quickly and easily.

The Significance of Nuggets in Placers


Chances are better that both types of gold did not come from the same source. Let's look at the probable conditions to cause two types of gold in a placer.

Wyoming's Billion Dollar Nugget—The Trilogy Ends


With eight loads processed, a pumpkin-size rock fell into the hopper, stopping the whole operation until I could lift it out.

Underground Mining: Stoping Methods


In an old mine that does not have stopes, you know the old miners did not take much if any ore out of that excavation. On the other hand, if you see large stopes within the mine you know that it is these places where the miners found profitable ore deposits within the vein.

Subscription Required:
The Bawl Mill   • Ask the Experts: Something for everyone...   • Ask the Experts: VMS ore   • Ask the Experts: More suggestions for dealing with metallic trash....   • Ask the Experts: various mining courses   • Sniping for Gold   • Following Clues to an Old Mill and Vein Strike   • Small-Scale Miners Rock the Mining World   • Big Rock Gold   • Still Gold in Humbug, Arizona   • Never Take Safety for Granted   • Melman on Gold & Silver   • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices

Free:
Legislative and Regulatory Update   • Great Atlantic Resources

Advertisements

Precious Metals Recovery plants and equipment
Fighting to keep public lands open to the public
Specializing in the processing of precious metal ores!
Watch prospecting shows on your computer right now
Free Online Sample Issue