Turning Waste Rock Into Profit
February 2008 by Associated PressWhen others saw piles of waste rock at the former LTV Steel Mining property, Brad Gerlach saw opportunity.
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Prospectors and rock hounds should consider searching for platinum-group metals, as these metals are the most precious of the precious metals. Several localities have been identified where these metals have been identified In anomalous amounts.
Q: I’m working with some folks who have a large amount of old placer concentrates stored on their recently purchased property.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
One of the best-known placer gold localities in southern Arizona is at Greaterville, 45 miles, by road, southeast of downtown Tucson. The site of mile-high Greaterville is in grasslands and oak woodlands, on the east flank of the Santa Rita Mountains.
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