The Business of Mining—Tradeshow Deductions
January 2010 by Mark E. BattersbyAlthough the costs of meals and lodging while away from home for business travel or attending meetings, conventions and tradeshows is deductible...
• Couer Alaska
• Formation Capital
• Revett Minerals
• Pathfinder Resources
• Commander Resources
These are just some of the ways I have been able to find new spots to metal detect for gold.
Last month was one of the most unusual in recent memory. For virtually an entire month, the news media was focused almost entirely with death and dying.
Anyone prospecting Northern Arizona has likely heard of the famed Lynx Creek placers, found along one of the richest creeks in the state.
The evaluation must also consider the gold fineness or purity. The purity of the Sugardaddy nuggets is estimated at 850 fineness, meaning 85% is gold (Au), 12% is silver (Ag) with 3% being other gangue alloyed metal.
The time-honored objective in recovering gold from placers has always been to discover and recover gold from the detritus of both known and unknown lodes. The traditional method to recover gold from desert dry placers was to locate and work the enriched gravels known as the “pay streak.” This pay streak was usually found directly over false or true bedrock and within the upper few inches of the bedrock itself.
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