Mining in Sonora, Mexico
November 1999 by Len PadiosSo you want to do some gold mining in Mexico. What do you need, where do you go, how do you begin? You begin before you even cross the border.
There was an outcropping of exposed bedrock on the bank, and it again resurfaced in the river about 25’ away. I decided to start a hole near that exposed bedrock, and pointed the nozzle down into the sand and cobbles.
- And then there was one...
- The humble heros of the CEA
• Should I introduce mercury in the centrifugal bowl to aid gold recovery?
Little did we know, this many years later, we would have the honor and pleasure of serving the mining community as the new stewards of the ICMJ legacy.
After removing about six inches of dirt and cobbles, the sound was a bit more recognizable. I was now confident that there was a definite target and not just a ground noise.
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