Pebble Deposit Reveals Mineral Potential
January 2009 by Associated PressSo far 476 holes have been drilled to determine the copper and gold mining prospects of the Southwest Alaska region.
We have developed a discoloring procedure, that makes parting unnecessary in many cases. Our discoloring solution contains sulfur, an element that tarnishes high silver content beads quite rapidly.
The first thing a person should do is seriously consider whether they want to go mining as a hobby or a business, and the tax implications of the choice.
The surging price of gold is attracting a whole new generation of prospectors who are looking to find a bit of natural gold out in the hills. It’s certainly a lot different than it was six or eight years ago when gold was stuck below $300 per ounce.
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Mexico is not noted for gold, but is better known for silver and copper. However, the states of Chihuahua and Sonora, in northwestern Mexico, contain some sizeable gold deposits. A number of these deposits were mined during the boom of 1982-2002. One operation that has remained active up to the present is La Herradura Mine...
The winter cold and snow bring with it an entirely different approach to prospecting and mining. Northern California was buried with a ferocious storm in late December and early January that knocked out power for many small towns and buried the...
In June 1893, a wiry Irish prospector by the name of Paddy Hannon was prospecting the harsh, dry country east of Coolgardie in Western Australia. It was country that could suck the moisture from a man’s body in days...
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