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July 2001 by Staff“...I appreciate the details on the economics of the operation.”
…the process remains much the same: Drill holes, load explosives, close up the holes, blast and muck out the resulting broken rock.
Although one of the smaller states in Australia, Victoria can lay claim to being the richest, especially in regards to large nuggets. An almost endless discovery of massive specimens highlighted the early years of gold mining here.
Out in the western gold country, the traffic of electronic prospectors on the hills appears to be increasing at a rapid rate. While a lot of factors are contributing to this, probably the biggest force attracting these new folks is the continuing...
Most prospectors understand placer mining a lot better than hard rock mining and don’t realize the amount of work that goes into processing different types of hard rock ore.
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I had some success following this premise this summer, finding a few nuggets in places I think I overlooked in the past.
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