December 2006 by StaffExcerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
There are a large number of different kinds of gangue minerals, and each of them has its own tale to contribute to the story of the chemistry and geology of a deposit.
Looking for help on unproven claim
New Interim Rules may be coming soon in the state of Washington.
One of the largest underground copper mines in the world officially closed mid-January, as demolition crews blasted its twin smelter stacks.
The gold was very chunky and much of it had quartz attached. Even back then I knew that the gold was very close to its source.
While most individual prospectors out there are searching for placer gold, there is a different type of prospecting being done by a handful of individuals—the search for commercially viable large-scale gold and silver deposits.
Through a program that began in 2011, Barrick Gold Corp.-owned Golden Sunlight has paid out more than $45 million to small miners in the last seven years...
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