Mining Returns to Historic Comstock
September 2012 by Associated PressMining has returned to Nevada’s historic Comstock more than 150 years after the discovery of one of the world’s richest silver veins touched off a frenzy that drew thousands of people west. But unlike the hard rock miners in the 1800s, the modern day operation involves huge trucks...
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I thought it might be worthwhile to take a look at the basics of this important mineral separation technique and how a miner can use it to recover the values out of an ore.
A crater in an undersea volcano off Japan may contain the world's largest gold nugget ever found...
After paying for the mine fleet, mill capital, supplies, fuel, power and labor, at today’s metal prices, does this mine make a profit?
The proposed mine would be built on state-owned land in the Bristol Bay region, near the world’s largest wild sockeye salmon fishery.
“The ability to have 20 tons produced here in America helps our country mitigate those supply concerns.”
The Sierra Mojada Project lies within a historic high grade silver, lead and zinc mining district originally discovered in 1879.
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