Mining Stock Quotes & Mineral and Metal Prices
November 2009 by Staff
Detecting is not very complicated and the rewards can be tremendous. The difference between success and fruitless toiling can be remedied by a few small adjustments and a whole lot of perseverance.
Slug Gulch. What a name. It originates back into the 1860s or so. The question is whether it was referring to the snail-like creature or to large pieces of gold. The name alone is enough for any prospector to consider checking the area out.
Every year prospectors and rock hounds search Wyoming for gold, gemstones and other attractive rocks and minerals; the Wyoming State Geological Survey (WSGS) has now made this hunt easier.
In developing a mineral property or mining claims, one of the first goals is to identify and quantify valuable deposits. The classic method of doing this is by drilling holes into the ground to sample what is below the surface. The problem is that one or two holes usually are not going to tell you a whole lot...
In retrospect, I can now see that the thoughtless breaking of one of my safety rules regarding not dredging alone was to be a lesson I won’t soon forget.
• Are these gold amounts large enough to interest a mining company?
People who want to believe that the sky is falling or the end of the (economic) world is at hand sure had ammunition thrown at them by the bucketfuls in the past month.
The Bawl Mill • Molycorp Minerals Reopens Mountain Pass Mine • Utah's Crescent Creek Placers • The Business of Mining—Home Office Tax Deduction • Peshastin Creek, Washington • Michigan Proposal Would Restrict Mining Operations • No Gravel, No Gold • Nevada Regulators Reach Agreement With Queenstake Resources • Stillwater Recovers Without GM’s Business • Gold Has Shown Its Mettle, But How High Can It Go? • Utility Agrees to Remove Four Klamath River Dams • Melman on Gold & Silver