Guest Editorial—Globalizing Mining in America, Part II
September 2000 by Michael S. CoffmanDefeating the Biodiversity Treaty
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Excerpts for CMJ published 50 years ago this month.
Even though there are many varieties of gold deposits, prospectors often refer to two general types: placer and lode. Some lode examples include...
Tiffany & Co. plans to open its first diamond cutting and sorting plant early this year in conjunction with its investment in a diamond mine in Canada’s Northwest Territories.
A very good baseball hitter might get a hit roughly one time out of every three at-bats, but for prospectors often the results are much sparser and it may take many trips before the prospector hits a home run.
I like to think in terms of “conductive mass” because it is a combination of both the conductivity of the metal and the size of the target that determine how a detector sees conductivity.
“JP, is it possible to make a living looking for gold with a metal detector?” I get asked this question a lot...
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