State's Only Gold Mine Processes Last Precious Ore
February 2000 by Associated PressSouth Carolina's last operating mine, Kennecott Ridgeway, processed the final gold and silver it had extracted from two pits in southern Fairfield County. But even though the mining and processing is done, the work at Kennecott is far from over...
Just simply crushing up all your specimens for their gold content may be a serious waste of potential cash.
A group of Pittsylvania County landowners sitting on 92 million pounds of uranium ore wants Virginia to end its 25-year ban on uranium mining.
With the strong gold and silver prices we have had for the last couple years, exploration for gold and silver is on the rise around the world. Junior (smaller) exploration firms are out sampling, trenching and drilling their properties.
• Placer Dome
• Newmont Mining
• Homestake Mining Company
• Royal Gold Inc.
This article may not be as interesting as someone describing a big nugget find in Australia...but right now the biggest obstacle to mining is our government.
...these nuggets have not traveled far from the lode because the golden wire lattices would have been torn apart or flattened during weathering of rock and deposition by violent stream action.
• Sterling Mining Co.
• Wolfden Resources Inc.
• Campbell Resources Inc.
• Teryl Resources Corp.
• Kinross Gold Corp.
• Ashanti Goldfields
• AngloGold Ltd.
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