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Resurrecting an Old Hard Rock Mine—Setting Up the Millsite

One of the first things we did while looking at buying the equipment was figuring out how it would dovetail into the milling process we already had in mind.

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Small-Scale Hard Rock Mining With Water Recycling


Once I have established the presence of gold in the sample, I collect five-gallon bucket quantities of the rock material for processing back at my shop.

Critical Minerals: Titanium


The metal is expensive, not because it is rare but because of the expense to produce and work it. The minerals mined for titanium are all oxides, unlike many base metals that are mostly mined as sulfide minerals.

Who is a Qualified Person?


So you think you have an ore deposit? The work has been long and hard, but there are a few drill holes, lots of samples and assays. The data is in a reliable computer and there may be a mine at the end of the tunnel. What is the likelihood of a profitable operation? Can you raise capital for development or exploration?

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The Importance Of Mining Critical Minerals In The USA


Critical minerals are products that the government has designated as critical to our national interest because of both their potential military and industrial applications.

Pumping Water With Solar Power


Solar energy can be used for any size placer or hard rock mining operation. It is most practical for small and longer-term operations provided your mine is not located in a dense forest.

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Q: How do I improve my small-scale mining operation’s gold production?

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