Prospecting For Gold—The Osborne/Herman Hardrock Mine
August 2007 by Don RobinsonWe’re always out there looking, checking, researching and trying to locate a new prospect or deposit. It’s always a question as to where to start. Some days we head down to the river to do some panning, sluicing or dredging.
I used to hunt and fish all the time. Since discovering nugget-shooting three years ago, I haven't wet a hook or even looked at a hunting proclamation.
• Nearly half their income goes to the government...
• Prison life has its priviledges
I don’t know what to do next. Should I get an assay of the quartz? Can you recommend someone? Should I somehow crush the rock & search for a gold vein? Am I just wasting my time?
During the summer of 2001, Hunter Exploration Group conducted a regional mineral exploration program on the Melville Peninsula in Nunavut, in search of predominantly gold, platinum and copper.
Clearly, the single-most important reason for the latest decline in gold is the recently announced auctions by the British Central Bank. However, other news stories this past month also had negative implications for the yellow metal.
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