The Phoenix Gold Mine: A Brief History
May 2002 by Sam E. Phifer, P.G.The Phoenix Gold Mine is located approximately 7 miles south of Concord, North Carolina, and was discovered in about 1836, some 37 years following the first discovery of gold in the United States and a few years following the discovery of gold in quartz veins by Joseph Barringer.
Melman on Gold & Silver
…for a change, it is time to turn away from the Trump-Mueller frenzy and concentrate once again on some of the other sources of information which can present us with valuable information related to our precious metals.
Miners Find Encouraging Prospects Near Livengood
New exploration on land that was scoured for gold years ago near Livengood indicates the property could be developed into a mine on a scale similar to the Fort Knox Mine, according to a Colorado-based company.
Miners Rally Successful
Planning for the Northwest Miners Rally 2005, held August 19-20, began with a rocky start in March, with Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) announcing that it would like to move the rally out of Oroville, Washington, and out...
The Basics of Small-Scale Heap Leaching with Cyanide Part I—History, Suitablility and Permitting
Hardrock mining is usually done on a large scale, and although a few small-scale hardrock operations still exist, it’s not an easy operation to start up and run profitably.
Higher Copper Price Brings Hope, Jobs
Buoyed by higher copper prices, Chino Mines is reopening its ore concentrator and hiring workers.
Legislative and Regulatory Update
• Enviros lose in Utah, but is this a win for miners?
• BLM slates July meetings for Cortez Gold Mine
• ESA comments needed
• NMFS hatchery policy angers ESA critics
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