Mining is Booming in Northern Ontario
June 2006 by Leonard MelmanOne of the results of the dynamic metals prices in recent years has been an enormous increase in mining activity throughout the industry and few places have been impacted as greatly as Northern Ontario, Canada.
A treasure detective, like any detective, is looking for a clue from which he can develop information to solve a mystery. Who? Why? When? The detective sniffs out a trail that will lead eventually to some undiscovered cache of coins...
The objective was to pan down all the material from the three-gallon bucket, extract the gold into a small vial, and then signal completion. Every lost flake added a five-minute penalty.
• The 75-ounce Butte County nugget is the largest found in California since the 156-ounce Mojave nugget in the 1970s...
A very good baseball hitter might get a hit roughly one time out of every three at-bats, but for prospectors often the results are much sparser and it may take many trips before the prospector hits a home run.
Q: I have tried various leaching techniques from which I cannot get a precipitate.
The morning of Friday, May 7 gave us a new chapter in gold's ongoing struggles which might properly be named "As the headlines turn!"
Priorities will include meeting with the EPA regarding suction gold dredging permitting and with the Forest Service regarding revisions to CFR 228A regulations related to mining and access on public lands.
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