Gold Pours Again at Jerritt Mine
May 2009 by Associated Press
Yukon-Nevada received permission last month from the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection to restart the mill, after the agency determined the company met environmental standards.
Sampling and mining a historic mining claim
Mineral properties are constantly being offered through Realtors, magazine ads, and the Internet. They always sound as if they abound in mineral values, but how can you determine if they are really worth the asking price or if they have any value at all?
Although the potential for fortunes to be made from the commercial mining of this rich glacial gravel conceivably exists, so far no large mining company has shown any serious interest in it.
A quartz piece was rolled over and there it was, staring right at us—beautiful, coarse gold coming right out of the quartz rock. It was almost the size of a softball, and it looked like over one quarter of it had gold throughout!
While a large number of locations have yielded some placer gold, most of the state’s placer production has come from a few productive districts.
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