Samuel Franklin Hunt Nevada’s “Rio Tinto”
February 2006 by Jim StraightAt the well-known Rio Tinto copper district, Huelva, in southwestern Spain, large quantities of copper were found beneath a gossan of hematite at an average depth of 100 feet. The deposits were first mined during Roman times.
With conventional financing still difficult to obtain, it is little wonder that “self-financing” is the number one form of financing used by small business owners, miners and prospectors.
Most of the world's great gold mines are in secondary (supergene) enrichments in veins and stockwork, brought about by physical and chemical processes.
Q: Tantalite in an African nation -- is it worth pursuing?
These are just a few tips and opinions of mine and this article is primarily intended for persons just starting to detect for gold and using a VLF detector.
The walk back to the car and subsequent search for Frieda took a lot longer than I would have liked. I had wandered much further than I thought.
The Bawl Mill • January Issues Delayed For Weeks As USPS Searches Their Facility • The Rocks That Burn: Is Oil Shale the Answer?—Part I • Feds Move Oil Shale to Front Burner • Basic Geology for the Independent Miner—Part II Recognizing and Understanding Rock Formations (Petrology) • The Circle Goldfields • New Montana Board Moves to Halt Mining • Newmont Looks to Ghana • PLP President Intervenes on Behalf of Dredgers • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices