Turning Acid Mine Drainage Into Drinking Water?—Grass Valley Company May Have the Answer
September 2000 by StaffHPT Research recently tested their patented process for treating Acid Mine Drainage (AMD) on thousands of gallons of contaminated water at the Mammoth Mine.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
The Carissa is part of a patented group of claims (private property) near South Pass City in the southern Wind River Mountains of western Wyoming. The mine lies a short distance southeast of State Highway 28 which runs north to Lander and provides excellent access to the area.
Each specimen is carefully examined to determine if it would be beneficial or not to use an acid treatment to reveal more of the gold.
One of the first pieces of prospecting equipment I acquired was a really nice little aluminum backpack sluice. I’ve used it for some time now and have always been impressed with how well it works for keeping the fine wire gold. But ever since I got on the Internet and started looking around for prospecting stuff, I have been toying with the idea of making a flexible conduit sluice.
Surging global demand for copper has breathed new life into the mining industry in Chingola, a short drive from the Congolese border on top of some of the richest copper deposits in the world.
I believe gold and silver prices, to at least some extent, negatively mirror the society's confidence in the ability of government to continue providing economic and social services.
What is the ceramic-like material embedded with gold?
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