Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
May 2006 by Staff
Excerpts from CMJ, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Opportunities exist in both hardrock and placer. Production costs to operate a small placer mining project are a lot less than for a hardrock mine. Underground placers are a different story, but generally, recovering placer gold takes...
Mining conferences frequently reflect specific types of information as their focus, and our publication was recently represented at two such contrasting gatherings, the Manitoba Mining and Minerals Conference in Winnipeg, Manitoba and the Northwest Mining Association Convention in Spokane, Washington.
People always ask me what is so important about locating contact zones. The answer to that: Gold.
- Oregon miners to petition for US Supreme Court review
- Two executive orders to reign in federal agencies
- Petition for Joshua tree as a threatened species
I worked my way to a flat area along a ridge where I could see a quartz blowout. As I got within 100 feet of it, I started seeing rock that I knew to be associated with gold.
It was down deeper than I expected for surface trash. It wasn't until I was down six inches that the target screamed from my scoop.
The Bawl Mill • Basic Geology for the Independent Miner—Part V Geology of Hardrock Gold Deposits • Orko Silver Corp. • Miners Win Again in SREP vs. USFS • The Willow Creek-Hatcher Pass Alaskan Goldfields • Metal Detecting for Gold Within Andesite and Basaltic Volcanic Mining Districts • How to Prospect for Silver Field Tests You Can Use to Detect the Hidden Metal • Identifying the Noble Metals Simple Tests That Work • Melman on Gold & Silver