Jadeite in California
April 2015 by Bill Rich
...two jadeite locations in California have been thoroughly researched by geologists. There are no doubt others that lie in wait.
These conditions don’t just apply to Alaska and the Yukon; they apply to western Canada and even to the mountainous western United States.
It was the middle of winter and the valley was covered in snow, making prospecting a matter of sinking shafts in the ground.
The Beatty Mining District in south-central Nevada has been one of the most productive Mining Districts in the state, producing millions of ounces of gold together with silver, fluorite, mercury and other valuable minerals.
While some future cobalt will come from recycling lithium batteries and other products, the coming huge need for cobalt is virtually a perfect storm of heavy demand and insufficient supply.
Confluences of placer streams are well known as concentration sites for heavy minerals. The basic reason is that...
The faulting, folding and shearing that occurred in the Mother Lode belt has created zones of structurally weak rocks or contacts between different types of rock, which has been favorable for the deposition of gold bearing ores.
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