Jerritt Canyon Mill May Reopen
February 2009 by Scott HarnGolden Eagle stated in a release that they were unable to announce the agreement until mid-January because certain conditions of the agreement had to be met first.
“When he stepped into the clearing he didn’t snarl and stand up and show me how big he was. He just came for me,” Miller said.
Ground sluicing, surfacing and scratching are a few names given to the recovery of gold in shallow areas. Where I live, the hills are dotted with small surface diggings.
To paraphrase Shakespeare, “To war, or not to war, that is the question.” That was the question that dominated national and international headlines over the past month, at least those headlines that were not otherwise occupied by detailing information about one market collapse after another around the world. It is hard to know which was the more important story.
If the material drops down out of the hopper too fast, it can overwhelm the riffles and you can blow the gold right out. If it runs too slowly, the riffles can clog up and the process is too slow.
Gold deposits and outer space
…the process remains much the same: Drill holes, load explosives, close up the holes, blast and muck out the resulting broken rock.
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