The Business of Mining: Swap, Trade, or Exchange
November 2006 by Mark E. BattersbyWith property values trending upward over the past several years, many owners who purchased their businesses years ago are now discovering that the building housing the mining operation or supply business is the most valuable part of their business.
It has been a ten-year project to make a new mine from the abandoned 100-year-old mine deep in the Sierra Madre at Dolores, Chihuahua, but the perseverance of Minefinders Corp. is soon to pay off. Once worked by the Mexicans, then...
Agate, a banded form of chalcedony (cryptocrystalline quartz), has been used as a gemstone for over 7,000 years. Romans cut and polished agate, and this practice was taken to new heights in Germany in the 16th century.
Somehow the Bureau of Land Management seems to have forgotten that they work for the people.
Swedes were the first to note variations in the Earth's magnetic field, circa 1640, and they were the first to use the dip needle. They made the first magnetometer in 1870.
Bodie, California, in its heyday, was once rumored to be one of the roughest and most lawless towns in the American West.
Nevada’s attorney general for the first time is joining a rural county in a 15-year-old legal battle...
The Bawl Mill • International Wayside Resurrects Gold Rush in British Columbia • Prospecting in Northern Sierra County, California • Government Says New Mine Will Benefit Bears • RS 2477 Fact vs. Fiction • The Nome Goldfields • Basic Sniping: Prospecting With a Pan & Simple Hand Tools • Over the Divide • Trio Accused of Stealing $1.7 Million in Gold • Ivanhoe Partners With Rio Tinto • Wyoming Expects Profits from Uranium • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices