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July 2001 by Staff“...I appreciate the details on the economics of the operation.”
The sunbeams are winding their way through the snowclouds. I am rising out of Death Valley to engage in some reverie, a journey into times past. Prospect pits, phantoms from boom times’ extinct, appear on the side of the road. Soon, I enter the Bullfrog Mining District.
I suspect detailed geological mapping and prospecting would lead to discovery of one or more overlooked gold deposits in the district even though it has been heavily prospected in the past.
• Copenhagen—Don't ask, don't tell
• Will consider lease or trade
• By the numbers
Some of the items that I’m going to go over are outcroppings, ditches, exploratory trenches and contacts/surface materials. I am going to speak about each of the above items in as much detail as I can, and then towards the end of this article I will tie them together.
With conventional financing still difficult to obtain, it is little wonder that “self-financing” is the number one form of financing used by small business owners, miners and prospectors.
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