August 2004 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDGreenstone is a hard, tough, altered igneous rock, usually dark green in color. The term “greenstone” has been loosely applied to all greenish rock, including peridotite, dunite, jade, serpentine, and even hydro thermally altered rocks in mining districts. True greenstone is...
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Before you invite anyone to look at your mining claims, whether it's to find yourself a partner, to secure operating capital, or to interest a mining company, there are rock-bottom, basic requirements to consider.
Researchers in Australia have uncovered evidence that a tiny microbe may have the Midas touch of Greek legend, capable of turning dust to gold.
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