Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
December 2008 by Staff
One of the particular features of these alumina silica ore bodies is that they are generally visible from the surface, unlike like gold and silver that are generally hidden and can require an immense amount of exploration and development.
I knew the nuggets got into the nugget patch somehow, I just had to figure out how and from what direction they came.
In some places, semi-continuous sections of riverbed can easily be linked in many places to identify the path of the ancient rivers.
Many people, mostly New Mexico Native Americans, but including this miner, wear turquoise from the first mine in America. I took my blue stones from the old mine by hand labor, underground, a half century ago.
I recently returned from Ghana, West Africa. My time there was not a two-week tourist trip, but rather a time to discover the real Ghana, and to determine if I might have a future there in the mining business. I stayed almost three years.
There’s a lot of really great prospecting equipment on the market right now, and I have to admit I’ve spent my share of money over the years investing in dredges, drywashers, metal detectors and the like. But a lot of new folks just getting into...
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