Legislative and Regulatory Update
May 2010 by Scott Harn• DOI backs mill sites
• Arizona goes to bat for miners
• Battles continue in California
• Climate change legislation
I would first like to mention that I am not a geologist. I have, however, spent the last 8 years intently searching for gold nuggets with a metal detector. I have found gold in numerous locations, and in several different types of gold deposits.
Some ores—mostly those with a high free gold content—are very amenable to gravity concentration. Well oxidized ores containing coarse gold are usually best for non-cyanide processes. Ores with significant sulfide content may require the...
The apparent high grade of the ore deposits and the quality of the diamonds seem to clearly indicate that a profitable mining venture could be established on the kimberlite sills...
Palmarejo Silver & Gold Corp., based in Longueuil, Quebec, is a gold-silver exploration company reexploring a former Spanish silver district in far southwestern Chihuahua.
This is the third trip MMAC has made to DC this year, so some of the congressional staff members are gaining a better understanding of the current problems miners face and how MMAC-assisted Mining Districts can alleviate those problems.
One hundred and seven years ago the world’s first electric-powered bucket line dredge started to work in Montana. This summer, Montana likely saw its first solar-powered Denver Gold Saver put to work.
Met by jeers and cheers from more than 1,000 people, US Senator Diane Feinstein (D-CA) made another pitch to create three new national monuments in the deserts of southern California recently.
The Bawl Mill • Ask The Experts: How to handle gold in cyanide; how to sample a platinum deposit • Prospecting for Hardrock Gold - "Eureka!" (Part III) • Gold Prospecting in Maine - Part II • American Manganese • Detecting for Gold in Australia • Investors Take a Shine to Platinum, Palladium • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes & Mineral and Metal Prices