Sunshine Mine is Up and Running Again
February 2008 by StaffSterling Mining Company has resumed initial production at the Sunshine Mine in Idaho. The company anticipates a steady increase in production over the next three years until an average daily processing rate of 1,000 tons per day is achieved.
While both zinc and lead deposits also are enriched by the surface weathering process, in part two we will look at the enrichment process for copper and also gold deposits, and at the interpretation of leached outcrops to figure how rich the concentrated deposits below them may be.
Q: Set up a small portable operation or send the ore to a custom mill?
• Idaho continues toward elimination of EPA suction dredging regulations
• EPA makes preemptive strike against Alaska mine
• Proposed Mines Act permit fees
The Bush Administration couldn’t seem to avoid pitfalls as the all-important fall elections approached and the latest scandal involving sexually explicit messages between (former) Congressman Foley and a congressional page could not have come at a worse time for the President’s party.
From this I inferred that engine 2 had a carburetor problem. In this article, I discuss the specific engine/carburetor problem, and the surprising solution to this problem.
...we were able to pull out close to another 3+ ounces of small, angular Silver City gold. This also included several more small nuggets, pieces of wire gold and some quartz-gold pieces—not bad for 4 days with a small sluice.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
The Bawl Mill • Gold Deposits of North Carolina • Turning Waste Rock Into Profit • Dredging the Mokelumne • How to Get Started as a Gold Prospector • Gold at Ponderosa • The Juneau Goldfields • Wham Hill • Golden Sunlight Seeks Expansion • Washington Gold & Fish Regulations Update • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices