Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
May 2009 by Staff
Everyone has heard of the golden beach at Nome, but Nome did not have the richest beach.
California and Alaska have their reputation for gold mining wealth but they just don’t begin to compare with the huge wealth of gold and platinum found in the past and today in Colombia, Panama and Ecuador in western South America.
So far this year we have recovered over three pounds of gold and the hard rock veins seem to go on forever. We now have three claims that can produce good enough gold to set up a productive operation.
If you have been prospecting for any length of time, then you have probably heard something like, “All the gold ever mined would equal a cube 60 feet on each side.”
The US Forest Service is siding with a mining company’s bid to reopen roads and drill test holes in the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness.
The bright green rocks jutting through the prairie soil were hard to miss, but Tom Charlton still couldn’t believe his eyes. It was kimberlite, the molten rock in which diamonds are found, and preliminary tests had yielded a microscopic diamond.
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