Mining Stock Quotes & Mineral and Metal Prices
July 2010 by Staff
Detecting for Gold in Australia
When I got back to my patch, every signal was a nugget, and I was burning up with the gold fever.
The Golden Highway—Placer County
Leaving El Dorado County and crossing the middle fork of the American River, the next county along Highway 49, the “Golden Highway,” is Placer County. The county also owes its name to the mining heritage of the gold rush.
The Bawl Mill
• Flattening Syria like a pancake
• "Did I say that out loud?"
• Flower arrangers wilting in Louisiana
• Be careful what you wish for...
Exploring Iron Oxide Copper Gold Deposits
The excitement over IOCG deposits began with the discovery of a monster deposit at Olympic Dam in Australia in 1976. The discovery was accidental as the operator was searching for strata-bound copper deposits.
The Bawl Mill
• Drug smuggling tunnels filled with environmental delays and red tape
• Did we make the list?
• A whopper of an error
Beach Mining for Gold
Commonly these layers contain small particles of gold and platinum, and in places where they are sufficiently concentrated, the metallic particles are abundant enough to be extracted profitably.
Ask The Experts—Can you help explain the ratings in Melman On Gold & Silver?
Q: I’m a fairly new subscriber. I enjoy Leonard’s financial column but his ratings at the end don’t seem to make sense. He will highlight problems with the economy but rate it “Positive.” Why is that?
The Bawl Mill • California Dredgers Shafted by Assembly Democrats • Rare Earth Deposit May Be Awaiting Discovery • When Gold Moves, Placers Form • Beginner's Luck • The Curious Saga of the Jack Wade Creek Dredge • The Guaniamo Diamond Region, Venezuela—Part I • Nevada Mining Tax Fails in Signature Drive • Taxes, Numbers & Mining • Melman on Gold & Silver • What Was That Article Again?
Legislative and Regulatory Update • The Whabouchi Lithium Project