The Lost Silver Triangle of the Sierra Madre—Conclusion: Tayopa, Guaynopa, and Guaynopita
July 2008 by Steve WilsonLieutenant Henry O. Flipper might well have been correct about the “Santa Fe de Rodríquez” being the name of what is now called Guaynopa. However, an Indian named Agustín de la Cruz, who was associated with Cristóbal Rodríquez, is credited with discovering the mine in 1741. It is probable that the Spanish settlement had indeed been found because of its rather extensive ruins.
The Piedmont region of the eastern United States extends for over 800 miles, from Alabama northeast to Pennsylvania. It includes the rolling country between the flat coastal plain to the east and the Blue Ridge Mountains to the west.
The Big Swede was working his pan trying to get rid of the black sand. Usually there were others at the river, but on this day he was there alone. He figured that most of the other fellow miners were either doing their laundry, or working.
I suspect detailed geological mapping and prospecting would lead to discovery of one or more overlooked gold deposits in the district even though it has been heavily prospected in the past.
In South Africa, a "gregory" is the term applied to a blunder of major proportion. James Gregory will forever be remembered in South African slang as the professor from Great Britain who made one heck of a "gregory."
I have a large amount of precious metals, gold and silver, mixed in with lead. Cupelling is expensive. What method can I use to extract the gold and silver without cupelling?
Last month saw a veritable mountain of good economic news come pouring out of government and industry. Industrial production was up; GDP rose strongly; unemployment rates came down; profits were up; consumer confidence readings rose; etc., etc., etc. And yet, strangely enough, the financial markets produced only a “molehill” of results.
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