Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
April 2002 by Staff
I stayed on the nozzle (about 25 pounds) and Dave moved rock. We worked the hole for two and a half days. Most of the time was spent moving overburden.
• "Scared" Indian sites and Glamis gold
• Regulatory Flexibility Act
• Miner Acquitted
• Environmentalists at it again in Oregon
• Miner owners want high court to overturn ruling
• More of the same from the EPA
This time we took the detectors. Roger had worked that spot very well and wanted to see if my new detector would uncover any gold he might have missed.
Don’t hunker down and just keep digging in one spot where there is very little or no gold—if you don’t find it, you’ve got to get up and move on!
Since 1993, US reliance on imports of raw and processed materials of mineral origin has increased more than seven fold.
In this article, part of an ongoing series taking a look at critical metals in our economy, we will examine the mining and use of the metal zinc.
Author’s note: If you ever contemplate prospecting on the Seventymile River, beginning at the mouth, make sure your will is up to date, and you’ve said goodbye to loved ones. If the mosquitoes don’t get you on the way up, you’ll surely drown in the river or wear yourself out thrashing through the brush.
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