Silver Peak, Nevada: A Little of Everything
August 2019 by Chris Ralph
Silver Peak is a small mining community in Esmeralda County in west-central Nevada, about 30 miles west of Goldfield. Although it’s fairly remote, it’s been an important mining center since the early days.
When I’m traveling through the West, I sometimes take detours that lead me to places that I never knew exist
Cue’s recent development of the Yuty Project has coincided with growing strength in the general uranium market. The price for fuel-grade uranium has risen to above $70 per pound for the first time in several years...
Polymetallic skarn deposits are an interesting class of deposits that can contain a number of different types of metals.
A crater in an undersea volcano off Japan may contain the world's largest gold nugget ever found...
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Father’s Day in Australia was on September 2, and it’s a day a group of miners from “down under” won’t soon forget.
Silver refining has been used from ancient times to change the characteristics of the metal. Early metallurgists refined silver by heating it a couple hundred degrees above its melting point and holding the metal at an elevated temperature for a period of time.
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