Journeys in the Kingman Quadrangle—Part II
September 2007 by Bill RichIn the northwest section of the Kingman Quadrangle, the Kingston Range rises out of the alluvium of the Pahrump and Mesquite valleys. Kingston Peak, rising to an altitude of 7,320 feet, towers high above its foothills.
This will provide the opportunity to meet with many of the members of Congress in a more informal setting at several meetings, luncheons and dinners. And we have been offered the chance to meet with President Trump’s staff.
Ivanhoe Mines announced that Rio Tinto will invest $1.5 billion to engineer, construct and operate Ivanhoe’s Oyu-Tolgoi copper and gold project in the South Gobi region of Mongolia.
I wandered back across the river, wading through the rapids and slipping at least three more times. I couldn’t believe how slick these rocks were! Once on the other side, I sat down for a few moments to review my plan of attack and lick my wounds.
The morning of Friday, May 7 gave us a new chapter in gold's ongoing struggles which might properly be named "As the headlines turn!"
The next hurdle to jump was whether the trommel motor would start again after sitting on the desert for six years without being started. The last time it had taken a three foot pipe wrench to bust it loose.
I am going to keep to the basics of surface indications and visual clues in the rocks and minerals themselves that help me find gold-bearing veins in this classification of deposits.
Q: I have samples that have assayed 45-75% columbium/niobium. What is it used for? Do you know anyone who is actively processing this ore? Where should I go from here?
The Bawl Mill • Ask the Experts • Mining Gold at 16,000 Feet • Locating a New Nugget Patch • The American Hill Mine • In Pursuit of Gold & Silver in the Sierra Madres—The Plan • Cal-Gold Closes Shop After 30 Years • The Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2007 • Prison Time Handed Out for Gold and Silver Thefts • Northern Dynasty Chooses Partner for Pebble • Melman on Gold & Silver • Looking Back • Mining Stock Quotes, Mineral & Metal Prices