Maine to Create Mineral Park
August 2003 by Associated PressThe Maine Geological Survey is raising money to acquire a cluster of world-famous mines and create the state’s first public mineral park for rockhounds, science teachers and others with an interest in rocks and minerals.
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.
I know big mining companies use cyanide and other leach systems to recover gold from ore. Is this the only economically feasible way to recover the values?
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
• "...large advances have been made in the field of micron gold recovery..."
• "I enjoy the technical information..."
Q: I’ve thought about renting an XRF gun with gold specific software to use for exploration this spring.
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