Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
March 2000 by Staff
It’s been three years since the Siskiyou Regional Education Project (SREP) filed a lawsuit against the Siskiyou National Forest (SNF) in an attempt to require a Plan of Operation and financial guarantee (bond) for all mining located in Riparian Reserves (in or near water).
Drill holes in a mineralized vein often penetrate hidden layers of poor ore which, after blasting, end up diluting the production quality. Disseminated gold ores carrying two ounces per ton may be identical in appearance to adjacent vein material...
My long and tedious trip started July 9, 2005, from Bradley International Airport in Connecticut on a flight to Atlanta. I changed planes and continued on to Anchorage, Alaska.
Q: Aside from the softness scratch test and other methods of identification, what feedback would you have on identifying gold in hard rock that may be mixed with other metals that affect its color?
Reservers and resources are very important to prospectors and miners, but they may be vague terms to some.
Like any good prospector, I sampled the bedrock—and am glad I did. I found a half a dozen pieces in the first pan, so I took a second pan. The results were the same.
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