Gold in Jasperoid
February 2000 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDJasperoid is a jasper-like siliceous rock, in which chalcedony or cryptocrystalline quartz has replaced limestone, dolomite, or shale. It forms the gangue of many important ore bodies. It is stained by iron and manganese oxides into shades of...
Melman on Gold & Silver
In terms of gold and silver, if this mountain of unbacked debt, now reaching several trillions of dollars, Euros, Yen or other currencies begins to truly collapse into an inflationary spiral, we will witness the onset of the mother of all precious metals bull markets.
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Estimating the gold content of ores with gold, quartz and other minerals?
Finding Diamond Deposits With Your PC—Part II
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Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
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McCaw School of MInes Dedicates Phase II
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