May 2002 by StaffExcerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
It seemed that the preacher always gave the same answer to anyone who asked where his gold had come from. His answer was, “If you know your gold, you can find it. However, you will have to find it the hard way, the way I found it.”
The last US uranium mill ever built, in this parched landscape near Lake Powell, shut down quickly after it started operating as nuclear power fell into disfavor about two decades ago.
When we last heard from Ernie, he was still in Honduras and we were anxiously waiting to hear how the set up and training went at the mine. It got a bit complicated after that.
After a long winter, gold flakes swirling around in black sand at the bottom of my pan was a welcome sight.
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Coeur d’Alene Mines newest silver project has found a home in a historic Bolivian mining district.
The company will build a $135 million open-pit mine at the base of Cerro Rico, the “rich hill” that was the site of a 1545 silver strike.
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...
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