Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
June 2004 by Staff
New Mexico is not especially known for placer gold, although significant quantities have been recovered from certain districts. There are good opportunities for finding additional gold in favorable areas in the state.
Most fire assayers are trained to observe the cupelled beads very carefully, noting any discoloring or surface roughness that might indicate that one or more of the platinum group metals (PGMs) are present. The “clues and tests” I have included in this article stem from several sources, including my 35 years of experience performing torch assays...
The Rattlesnake Hills (RSH) in central Wyoming had been overlooked for gold, even though it had all of the earmarks of being a major gold district.
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Every so often, deadlines are a real pain in the neck! That is truly the case this month as we must complete these musings prior to the Vice Presidential debates as well as the last two Obama-Romney encounters.
“JP, is it possible to make a living looking for gold with a metal detector?” I get asked this question a lot...
Gold and jade are actually only minor mineral resources for the Northwestern Alaska region as a whole. Modern prospecting has focused more on base metal than precious metal resources.
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