Southwest Alaska Gold Project Progresses
January 2012 by Becky BohrerNovaGold Resources Inc. announced that a gold prospect in southwest Alaska is ready to advance to permitting.
After a host of companies spent 20 years prospecting, a mining firm is ready to make a play on the $2 billion lode of gold sitting in Eastern Oregon.
Few areas of the world have a mining history comparable to Canada’s Yukon Territory thanks to the fabled Klondike Gold Rush, which took place from the late 1890s into the early years of the Twentieth Century. Tens of thousands of prospectors and treasure hunters poured into the Territory following the discovery of placer gold...
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.
Just recently, the miners hit another big pocket, this time with nearly 1,000 ounces of gold. Some of the rich specimens were as big as a fist and others were in the form of smaller pieces.
The main ore deposits of the Ely district are associated with an east-west belt of altered and mineralized rocks measuring about one mile wide that extends 8 miles westward from Ely.
The beautiful province of Quebec, known in French as “La Belle Province,” is not only famous for its scenic attractions and world-renowned cities such as Montreal and Quebec City, but also as being one of the most attractive places for mining...
Even with the decades of mining and exploration, much of the Comstock is still underdeveloped and its potential not fully tapped.
The Bawl Mill • Good Assays and Bad • Where to Find Gold in Indiana—Part II • Who is a Qualified Person? • Time Well Spent • Reality of the Klondike • NWMA Show • River Dredging vs. Creek Dredging—Part II • Pot Hole Gold • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices