Picks & Pans: Prospecting for Lode Gold
October 1999 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDMost of the world's ore deposits have been found by prospectors, not by geologists nor mining engineers. This article has been prepared with this fact in mind.
• The Canadian exchange rate defense
• Excess vehicles are "driving" taxpayers crazy
• Dead snake delays construction
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
...further strength in the Dollar, weakness in Crude Oil, and potential bearish action in gold and silver may yet be ahead.
The mining and logging camp of Zeballos (pop. 272) is located on an arm of Esperanza Inlet, on the southwest side of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Vancouver Island is 301 miles, by road, and reaches elevations as high as 7,249 feet.
Anyone prospecting Northern Arizona has likely heard of the famed Lynx Creek placers, found along one of the richest creeks in the state.
by Ronald F. Balazik
Excerpted from USGS Mineral Industry Survey's 1998 Annual Review
One of the most rewarding features of technical analysis is when clear signals are fulfilled by the market and also when those signals conform to the bulk of fundamental information.
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