The Significance of Boulders in Placer Deposits
February 2010 by Jim HalloranThe good news about boulders is they can trap heavy minerals. The bad news is moving them out of the way can be a real struggle.
Most of our gold recoveries have been in the cracks of the bedrock. Hot rocks in the form of dikes cross the creek at various locations, causing us to skip those areas.
Over the years, I've noticed a pattern in the type of rocks associated with the best gold deposits in Midwestern glacial gravel.
A prospector, who wishes to remain nameless, located the pictured chevron gold specimens on October 29, 2003.
The nation’s mining industry can expect a more favorable working climate, Bush administration officials told a receptive audience at the Northwest Mining Association’s (NWMA) annual convention.
We have concessions high in the Occidental mountains to the west, while down near our pueblo we have begun construction of a mill to process the ore we will soon be mining. As I look around, our new shop with its adjoining wings...
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