Understanding Geologic Deposit Models
May 2008 by Chris RalphGeologists have long noted the similarities of certain types of mineral deposits all across the globe. Similar minerals, similar country rocks, and similar grades of mineralization may occur in several different parts of the world.
I used to hunt and fish all the time. Since discovering nugget-shooting three years ago, I haven't wet a hook or even looked at a hunting proclamation.
President Clinton took a helicopter tour of the Grand Canyon yesterday, then put his pen to paper to designate three more areas as national monuments and expand several others.
A rush of platinum and diamond exploration projects and discoveries is generating renewed interest in the historic gold-producing region of the Yentna-Cache Creek District in south-central Alaska.
This article is about our recent gold prospecting adventure, which has yielded over 20 ounces of specimen gold—with more to come.
Q: What can be done with scheelite? Why does the ICMJ never list tungsten in the metals prices?
After he excavates the ore down to bedrock, he goes over the bedrock with a metal detector to ensure he didn't leave any gold behind before he backfills the area.
Once again the coil was put over the spot but the target was in the pile now. I pinpointed, grabbed a handful of dirt and began sprinkling it over the coil until I heard that mild thud.
The Bawl Mill • Ask the Experts—Why doesn't the 1872 Mining Law apply to all 50 states? • Ask The Experts—Where do I find information about getting paid for raw gold? • The Lost Silver Triangle of the Sierra Madre—Part II • Prospecting for Diamonds • Avino’s Durango Project • Success With A Detector • Horsetail Gold • The Makorakoza of Zimbabwe—Centuries of Prospecting in Gold-Hosting Dolerites • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices