More Tennessee Gold
July 2009 by Tim LeGrandI got into some bigger rocks to move out of the hole, and some were so large I could barely get them up and out. The walls were steep, and the current kept pushing in more light gravel from the upstream side. I worked my rear off that day.
At the Gold Quarry open-pit mine, a massive electric shovel scoops 40 tons of earth in a single bite and dumps it into a 325,000-pound truck the size of a two-story house.
Is there a method which can be done safely to get the metals to drop out of the cyanide solution? What is the best way to learn how to evaluate the potential of this serpentine platinum deposit potential?
The Lucky Friday is already one of North America’s deepest hard-rock mines. Now, the 62-year-old mine is about to get much deeper.
• Can I get advice on a hard rock property in Calaveras County, California?
Barrick Gold's Golden Sunlight mine; Everton Resources, Globestar Mining search for gold and copper in the Dominican Republic; NovaGold Resources' Galore Creek Project
The Bawl Mill • The Suction Gold Dredging Fight Continues in California • Gold in the South Pass Greenstone Belt, Wyoming • Chinese Buy Out Australian Miners • Using a Winch to Work Smarter, Not Harder • The Forgotten Specimen—Part II • Germany Developing Gold Vending Machine • How to Complete Assessment Work and Claim Maintenance • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices