The Miner’s Theme Park: MINExpo 2021
October 2021 by Ron Kliewer
We walked around for hours in amazement like little kids that just got let loose in a toy store without adult supervision.
So you think you have an ore deposit? The work has been long and hard, but there are a few drill holes, lots of samples and assays. The data is in a reliable computer and there may be a mine at the end of the tunnel. What is the likelihood of a profitable operation? Can you raise capital for development or exploration?
In this second part on cobalt, I will take a look at the various types of cobalt deposits and how you can prospect for them. Who knows—perhaps the next big cobalt strike will be yours.
When prospecting for lithium, after confirming for macro attributes through research and field work, including examination of surface geology, the main tool is an accurate lithium assay.
...the federal agency is intrigued by a plan that might result in cleaning up the area without cost to taxpayers.
It is not necessary to have a PhD in geology, but you need to know the basics, so that’s what I am going to try to dig into here—the understandable basics of these gigantic gold deposits.
There are a number of veins in the disseminated mineralization, but the principle ones on Round Mountain are known as the Los Gazabo and the Keane.
The Bawl Mill • Ask The Experts - Is the trumpet plant a good indicator of minerals? • Ask The Experts - Why won’t my detector respond on wire gold? • Ask The Experts - Should I be able to locate gold near old volcanoes? • Secrets of Gold Research and Why You Need It • Detecting 'New Again' Spots • Downieville: Another Gold Rush Favorite • Placer Sampling for the Small-Scale Miner • Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: The Disappearing Nuggets • National Mining Hall of Fame Names 2021 Inductees • Lithium Fuels Hopes Around Salton Sea • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices