Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
July 2004 by Staff
Gold was first discovered in South Carolina in 1827 in placer deposits near the Haile Mine, which later became the largest gold producer in the southeastern states. The Carolina belt is the most extensive and most productive...
Q: Would a mining company be interested in this area for just the magnetite?
Prospectors who specialize in electronic detecting for nuggets in desert areas are especially interested in this type of deposit, as it yields nuggets that are close to the surface of the ground...
The platinum group metals (PGMs) are divided into three that are “light,” about the same atomic weight as silver, and three that are “heavy,” about the same atomic weight as gold. The three light PGMs are ruthenium, rhodium, and palladium, and the three heavy PGMs are osmium, iridium, and platinum.
The Northern Ontario city of Timmins is famous for many things including the fact that the Timmins Mining Camp has been among the most prolific gold mining areas in the world with total historic production of near seventy million ounces since...
H. Mason Coggin
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