Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
October 1999 by Staff
What gives this illustration great importance is America may be facing the same kind of dilemmas that have brought Japan’s market such long-term grief.
Geologic processes can either concentrate or disperse gold and other elements from adjacent rocks. It is the results of the concentration processes that the prospector is most interested in.
The republic of South Africa (pop. 45 million) lies at the southern end of the African continent, and has been responsible for much of the world’s gold and diamond production. The first Europeans to settle in the region were Dutch, but the British...
My third sample location proved to be my last and most interesting. I needed to look no further.
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• California tries another route to restrict miners and dredgers
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Every year for the past several years I have taken a prospecting trip to Sierra City, California, to dredge on a friend’s claim. Sierra City is a historic gold rush town of a little more than 200 persons. Known mostly for its rich lode mines, it also had...
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