Investors Take a Shine to Platinum, Palladium
May 2010 by Associated PressMove over gold and make way for platinum and palladium. Investors are taking a shine to these lesser-known precious metals as their prices rise.
Volcanogenic Massive Sulfide (VMS) deposits in the Central Arizona Precambrian volcanic belt occur within a felsic package of volcanic rocks capped by an exhalite unit comprised of cherts, iron formations and siliceous members.
Roosevelt was a product of the Thunder Mountain boom, Idaho's last major gold rush.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
This second trip down was a challenge. It started in Colfax on the Stevens Trail, where the distance to the river is four miles with an elevation drop of about 1,000 feet.
Bryan and Teresa Sandnas’ idea of turning taconite into high-quality jewelry seemed as brilliant as ... well, a lump of iron ore. But what seemed like an implausible plan has turned a crude Iron Range resource into small pieces of beauty.
There are situations where small-scale miners cannot use dredges or high bankers. This is when it’s time to join the ranks of the old timers and their use of hand methods. Back when a gold pan, pick and shovel and sluice or rocker box were the...
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