Placer Diamonds in Venezuela
March 2001 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDA large number of gem and industrial grade placer diamonds have been found in or near a number of creeks and rivers in Venezuela. The area involved is in the southeastern parts...and is inhabited by fierce Yanomamo Indians.
We panned out maybe three gold pans of the material and we were shocked at the gold that was there. This rock appeared to be rich.
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• Old Roadless Rule blocked
• County attempt to regulate leaching thwarted
• Canyon fights on
• New wilderness passes Senate; faces uphill battle in House
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• Draft EIS on Suction Dredging in the Siskiyou National Forest
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• State Supreme Court backs mining company
The hope was that a bit of the gold from that famous old pocket mine had worked its way down the slope of the hill and into the gravels Pat and his crew were planning to mine.
Keeping track of the news during the past month was like watching the later rounds of a boxing match, the part where the light jabs and the “feeling out” of the opponent were passed and the heavy hitting begins, because last month we were hit with several powerful stories affecting our markets.
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• Obama recommends additional fees and taxes on miners
Centrifugal bowls are very efficient, and with proper operation they can consistently achieve gold recoveries above 95% with gold of about 50 mesh size.
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