Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
October 2002 by Staff
Whatever else one will be able to say in later months about the year 2002, we can already state that there is no shortage of interesting and important news developments.
So you think you know a lot about placer mining? Well let me tell you about a placer miner that has forgotten more about placer mining than you and I will ever learn in our lifetimes.
Tabling and jigging are two relatively inexpensive methods for recovering the “free particle values” from the noble metal ores. However, not all ores contain their values as free particles. In fact, many ores contain appreciable amounts of “metallic salts” that readily dissolve in one’s system water and continue to migrate right along with this water.
• Washington Group Int'l
• Robinson Nevada Mining Co.
• Little Squaw Gold Mining Co.
• Newmont Mining Corp.
• Compania de Minas Buenaventura
What today appears to be a “road to nowhere” was once a road to somewhere. At today’s precious metal prices that somewhere can be of great importance to you.
One of the world’s largest kimberlite pipes is located on the Navajo Indian Reservation in northern Arizona. The pipe is larger than any diamond-bearing pipe in South Africa. It is 16 miles north of Window Rock, the capital of the Navajo Nation.
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