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.
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Q: I found a large quartz vein. I’m interested in mining this myself. Can you point me to a good book or other source on lode mining?
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Looking around, I could tell that this was an old hand-digging. As I walked around the perimeter of the digging I could see shovel and pick marks scratched on the clean, hard clay and bedrock.
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