Lamproites and Diamonds
November 2002 by W. Dan HauselMost prospectors are aware that diamonds are sometimes found in kimberlite, but few are aware that diamonds are also found in another rock type known as lamproite. Lamproite is a very rare volcanic rock that often...
Public Lands for the People has established an online petition. We would like to gather thousands of signatures from across the country to show members of Congress that their constituents are supporting this legislation.
He didn’t recognize what he was hearing, of course, but to my ear that bank was full of small gold.
Using a porcelain evaporating dish, place concentrates or head ore, equal to a tablespoon, in 60cc of aqua regia. Boil almost to dry, then add 10cc HCl (hydrochloric or muratic acid) and heat for a few minutes, and then add 30cc of water and bring to boil. Let cool while the solids are being allowed to settle. Using a pipette...
The following article has been written with a two-fold purpose; first, to help familiarize anyone interested in “meteorite shooting,” and second, to stress the importance of scientific research.
Market for scheelite concentrates?
Quebec is known throughout Canada as “La Belle Provence”—The Beautiful Province. While eastern Quebec is better-known with major cities Montreal and Quebec City, the western portion is indeed a land of lakes, forests, streams and...
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