Placer PGMs in Alaska
January 2000 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDThe state of Alaska is huge, over twice the size of Texas, with most of the population in just a few towns. The northern third of the state is north of the Arctic Circle, and vast regions are only sparsely populated.
Since 1993, US reliance on imports of raw and processed materials of mineral origin has increased more than seven fold.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Gold mineralization is usually first noted in an area by examining material weathered from the source and liberated or washed downhill from it.
He didn’t recognize what he was hearing, of course, but to my ear that bank was full of small gold.
My wife Dorothy has always enjoyed tent camping. She thought she was really roughing it at established campgrounds until I convinced her to take a trip with me to drywash for gold in a remote corner of an arid desert wilderness...
HPT Research recently tested their patented process for treating Acid Mine Drainage (AMD) on thousands of gallons of contaminated water at the Mammoth Mine.
Every miner has encountered rattlesnakes in his work, and some may have been bitten. The writer has never been bitten, but has worked with people who have been. It is not a pleasant experience.
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