Prospecting for Copper
May 2004 by John RothermelThis article deals with copper exploration, but it is relevant to exploration for other minerals. I will use the geology of the Copper Creek area in Pinal County, Arizona, as an example.
• U.S. Gold Corporation
• AZCO Mining Co.
• Canyon Resources Corporation
• Placer Dome, Inc.
• Vista Gold Corp.
• Grupo Mexico
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The 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...
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With the recent surge of interest in gold projects, it’s about time to revisit a subject that strikes fear into the hearts of small-scale miners: Permits.
There are a few questions you will need to ask yourself before you apply for a suction dredge permit from the State Water Resources Control Board.
There are two separate issues threatening suction dredging in California.
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