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Prospecting for lithium deposits can take a number of different directions, because this metal can be extracted from a variety of geologically differnet sources.
There’s gold in that thar sea floor. Silver, copper, zinc and lead, too. The problem is, it’s a mile or two underwater and encased in massive mineral deposits that layer a dark, mysterious world.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
This was two days of gold panning, with just over 250 gold panners trying to win a medal to show they were one of the best of the best.
Leon was leading the way as we hiked the trail out of North Canyon. Without any warning Leon leaped into the air. He had just spotted a big rattlesnake lying in the grass beside the trail.
Q: I plan to be filing as the sole owner of the claim. How many claims can I file for and what would be the size of claim(s)?
One of the world’s largest kimberlite pipes is located on the Navajo Indian Reservation in northern Arizona. The pipe is larger than any diamond-bearing pipe in South Africa. It is 16 miles north of Window Rock, the capital of the Navajo Nation.
The Bawl Mill • Siskiyou National Forest Update • Company Looks at Restarting Sunshine Mine • Piedmont Gold • Gold & The Dollar • Picks & Pans: Exploring Wyoming's High Desert • Sons of Gwalia & Herbert Hoover • Looking Back • Prospecting on the Yukon River • Placer Gold in Arizona • The Fire Assay of Fly Eyes • Bill Could Create New Silver Market • 2002 Inductees to the National Mining Hall of Fame • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mystery of Olmec Jade Solved