Nebraska Couple Finds Big Nugget in Arizona
June 2001 by Associated PressFriends of Don and Marlene Doran often tease them about their hobby of searching for unique rocks. Now they are the ones laughing.
The big interest to prospectors thinking about the effect of erosion is not what might happen long into the future, but what they might find in the rivers later this summer when the water levels go down.
Some assay beads disappear, collapse, hide under the surface, or spread out flat while being cupelled, just as the last tiny bit of liquid litharge is driven off. This is especially true of platinum, iridium and osmium, when attempting to re-bead the filtered residue from a parted bead.
Let’s take a look at these important property aspects individually, because they all affect the value of a property and how much mining companies might or might not be interested acquiring it.
I first saw Pioche, Nevada while hitch-hiking into town in an old Ford with three good tires and one wheel hammered to an ugly steel disc on fifty miles of blacktop.
It appears that market softness due to a slowing Chinese economy may already have affected precious and base metals quotes.
Mining is coming back to Leadville, at least in spirit.
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