The Importance Of Mining Critical Minerals In The USA
March 2019 by Chris Ralph
Critical minerals are products that the government has designated as critical to our national interest because of both their potential military and industrial applications.
So let’s dive in and see what I can do to convince you that this is the year you should be out staking your own claims.
The gold was very chunky and much of it had quartz attached. Even back then I knew that the gold was very close to its source.
The small-scale miner has reasonable opportunity to exploit some of these small, rich placer gold deposits.
The metal is expensive, not because it is rare but because of the expense to produce and work it. The minerals mined for titanium are all oxides, unlike many base metals that are mostly mined as sulfide minerals.
There is reason to believe these stream valleys are still rich with gold, silver and copper.
There is a major change coming in the economy of the world and now is the time for prospectors and miners to grab a ticket and get on board.
Some claim they can smell gold. This may be, but when I take a whiff of gold, I smell dirt, rotten eggs, garlic or just nothing: my nose is everything but sensitive.
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