The Lucky Shot Mine
February 2005 by Ron WendtI hobbled around on the broken up, sorted rock pile. Watching where I stepped, I kept my eye open for quartz with a gray-blue color imbedded throughout the samples I picked up.
A group of lawmakers is asking the state to review the economic effects of a new mining law that one lawmaker contends is nothing more than a thinly veiled effort to end all mining in Montana.
Seldom in the 22 years we have been writing in this space have we ever seen a parade of such important events pass along the world’s newswires and print media.
For gold advocates, the theme this past month could have been Life should be beautiful! After all, just consider some of the events of the past month.
When I started dredging a short distance downstream from that feature I realized that I was into a major paystreak and much of the gold was coming right out of the upper gravel. I could see the chunky pieces falling out of the gravel as they were pulled into...
• Newmont Mining Corp.
• Norilsk Nickel
• Sterling Mining Company
Q: How do metal detectors work around precious metal ore bodies?
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