Picks & Pans: Eureka! We Struck It Again
April 2002 by Don RobinsonAbout a half-hour after everything got underway, James came back to Harley, whispering, “Harley, you’re not going to believe this, but I just detected a vein with gold, lots of gold...I mean lots of gold. You’ve got to come and see this.”
What minerals are magnetic? I have heard that super magnets (rare earth magnets) can capture platinum. True?
Dick DeVoto, head of Canyon Resources Corp., said his company's lawsuit against the state of Montana will go after the voter-initiated ban on the use of cyanide for mining. This marks a change in strategy.
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Prospectors and rock hounds should consider searching for platinum-group metals, as these metals are the most precious of the precious metals. Several localities have been identified where these metals have been identified In anomalous amounts.
The small-scale miner has reasonable opportunity to exploit some of these small, rich placer gold deposits.
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A bill was introduced and passed by the House of Representatives earlier this year that should make the exploration and opening of a mining operation faster and easier.
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