Using Microbes for Mining
December 2004 by StaffAn innovative project enlisting bacteria for minerals recovery has drawn praise from researchers as it begins its second phase.
These are just some of the ways I have been able to find new spots to metal detect for gold.
We’ve had two trips to the deserts of Nevada and explored mines and mill sites, hiked miles of ravines in California, and swung our detector coils over thousands of square yards of bedrock.
We’ll call this prospector “Bill.” Bill found the nuggets pictured in a gully in Victoria’s Golden Triangle, where everyone had been detecting for more than twenty-five years. Many good nuggets were found in this gully over the years, and whenever...
There are many factors that affect the price of gold. It appears to us that the majority of them are now pointing to higher prices, not lower.
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