Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
June 2001 by Staff
Swedes were the first to note variations in the Earth's magnetic field, circa 1640, and they were the first to use the dip needle. They made the first magnetometer in 1870.
Excerpts from CMJ published 50 years ago this month.
Dire warnings about potential recession and side effects being felt throughout the economic spectrum sent the stock market down to a massive 394 point loss on the Dow Industrials on the 6th of June (see chart) and also sent chills in many corporate boardrooms in America and beyond.
Prospectors looking for the next Comstock Lode tried mining for silver in the Benton Hot Springs area in California in 1862. On a ridge southeast of the town, they found what they were looking for—rich hornsilver.
Of course, I know a bit about crevicing, but Steve seems to really have a knack for it, and I’m all about continual learning. I can always learn a few tricks from the pros.
Just three weeks ago one of our prospecting team members decided to go back to this location on his own. He had a new detector and wanted to try it out some.
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