Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
July 2006 by Staff
It was the middle of winter and the valley was covered in snow, making prospecting a matter of sinking shafts in the ground.
The Piedmont region of Virginia contains many old gold mines and prospects, many of which are caved, overgrown, and difficult to find. Some mines have remained sporadically active up to the present time.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
It is likely that few tourists passing through the crowning glory of the Canadian Rocky Mountains in northeastern British Columbia would be aware that this spectacular region is the focal point of the search for one of earth’s most intriguing metals—tantalum.
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