Let us help you recover valuable metals. 888-437-1187

Magazine

History & Geology

The Wild Rush to Find More Cobalt—Part I

While some future cobalt will come from recycling lithium batteries and other products, the coming huge need for cobalt is virtually a perfect storm of heavy demand and insufficient supply.

Online access required. Please .

Add a Comment

Additional articles that might interest you...

Historic Dredge Uncovered in North Carolina


The Robinson is a wooden bucket-line dredge that was built in the early 1900s in New York and shipped in pieces to Nash County in North Carolina by train for reassembly.

Crystallized Gold Mines of California


Gold specimens that include visible crystal formations are among the rarest, most attractive and most valuable forms of gold to be found.

Prospecting With The Help of Fluvial Geomorphology


Quiz yourself about the stream in figure 5. Based on your previous knowledge of where gold is found in a stream and in this article, where do you think you will find the most gold?

Prospecting for Diamonds


Let’s take a look at diamonds and diamond mining and see how they form, how they are used beyond just jewelry, and what leads geologists to find diamond deposits.

Gold in The Silver Crown District, Wyoming


When my field assistant Jay Roberts and I entered the mine, it appeared as if someone just walked out of the mine, turned off the lights and never returned.

Ask The Experts


Q: Is there a correlation between fault zones and mineralization of economic metals?

Electrum: Gold and Silver Together


...if you are out prospecting and find something that looks very much like a nugget but has an odd greenish-gray cast to it, don’t be too quick to simply toss it aside as junk.

Subscription Required:
The Bawl Mill   • Our Readers Say   • Ask The Experts - Help with an assay report   • Ask The Experts - How do you ship uranium samples to a lab?   • Legislative and Regulatory Update   • The Hill of Gold   • Bedrock Gold: When It’s There and When It Isn’t   • A Primer on Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies—Part II   • Mass Wasting & Gold Deposits   • The “Push” for Gold—The Great Nevada Adventure Continues   • PLP and MMAC Update   • The Black Diamond of the Forest   • Follow the Line   • Melman on Gold & Silver   • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices

Free:

Advertisements

Precious Metals Recovery plants and equipment
Fighting to keep public lands open to the public
Specializing in the processing of precious metal ores!
Watch prospecting shows on your computer right now
Free Online Sample Issue