Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
April 2004 by Staff
A federal judge has blocked a citizens' group from re-building a remote mountain road, a project that state and local officials feared might lead to violence.
Perhaps no one factor has caused more confusion in the search for ore than the attempt to use color as a guide to prospecting. Yet, there is a reason for every color seen in rocks, so it deserves to be noted.
Chances are better that both types of gold did not come from the same source. Let's look at the probable conditions to cause two types of gold in a placer.
In digging the gravel, I found there were three flood layers present that were not there last winter, with about a foot of sand on top of the gravel. This was followed by eight inches or so of small rock and lots of broken granite material...
The first requirement for a successful mine operation is a market for the product, metallic or nonmetallic. The second requirement is to deliver a quality salable product...
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