The Jenkins Mine Project, Conclusion—Recovery Operations & Summary
November 2010 by David ShackletonThis project taught me that you don’t need to be Albert Einstein to apply a little science to your prospecting. I learned that most of the science related to suction dredging is actually common sense. All we need to do is take the time to apply it.
This was no ordinary nugget. It had not traveled very far from its nearby source, and that did mean a lot, as we were searching for the source of several such nuggets found during a gold rush that occurred in 1859.
They must have assumed the paystreak was spotty and had been mined out, so they never mined as close to the side of the valley as they should have.
This year was a test. We had never done anything like this before, yet we grossed $30,000 in the short time we had to mine.
Through a program that began in 2011, Barrick Gold Corp.-owned Golden Sunlight has paid out more than $45 million to small miners in the last seven years...
They tend to be big, coming in large to extremely large sizes. They can also be amazingly rich and produce huge amounts of very high-grade ore.
The Wyoming Geological Survey released an online interactive map...
Let’s take a look at these important property aspects individually, because they all affect the value of a property and how much mining companies might or might not be interested acquiring it.
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