Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
January 2009 by Staff
Spanish Civil Guards heightened a battle over a $500 million treasure of gold and silver coins from a shipwreck when they seized a vessel belonging to a Tampa, Florida company.
Gold nuggets come in all forms, but I never expected that dinosaur nuggets would too, and at a decent price.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
After contributing to the total, I am proud to claim my share of Ray’s patch. In total, we got almost an ounce of gold from the schist where it seems to have been formed.
Metamorphic rocks such as gneiss and schist are known for their pocket gold deposits. Such pockets may not be large enough for major mining operations, but may be very rewarding for individuals or small companies. Gold-bearing quartz veins may cut gneiss or schist, but often the veins parallel the bedding, or foliation. The origin of mineralized veins, which parallel the foliation, has been kicked around for years.
Were there insufficient values to continue mining at this site?
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