Picks & Pans: How to Succeed in a Small Mine, A Case History: 1990-2000
May 2001 by Dr. Ralph E. PrayThe first requirement for a successful mine operation is a market for the product, metallic or nonmetallic. The second requirement is to deliver a quality salable product...
• Bills introduced to stop federal management of greater sage grouse
• WOTUS under review
• Congressional Review Act
Owning a mining claim is one of the greatest opportunities still available to American citizens. In last month’s article, we covered the basics of researching public lands and determining if the spot is open to claim.
• AB 1032 update
• Heritage Areas
• On to the next one…
• Are you angry enough to get involved?
Plans for 100 new nuclear power plants around the world have pushed the price of uranium skyward and set off a frenzy of exploration in western Colorado and Utah.
There may be some truth to some of the fantastic claims. The Ruby Drift Mine near Forest City is where 159 nuggets were taken out between 1937 and 1942—a total of about 1,000 ounces with an estimated value of $1.5 million when gold was...
What today appears to be a “road to nowhere” was once a road to somewhere. At today’s precious metal prices that somewhere can be of great importance to you.
Is a miniature spectrometer in our future?
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