Using Rock Formations to Your Advantage
June 2005 by Jim StraightOver the past twenty or more years, the traditional “seat of the pants” science of using mineral identification tables as a means to identify common ore minerals, their associated rock-forming minerals and rocks, has slowly become a lost art.
I believe this is a powder-keg waiting to explode down the road—with potentially devastating effects on society—but positive implications for gold and silver.
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Ready, Set, Go! The stopwatch clicks on and the panner starts like being fired out of a cannon. It’s the Labor Day weekend and the State Championships are on their way.
"Suh-wheet!" I exclaimed as I sprang to my feet and quickly pumped my detector coil high overhead to alert Smokey that I had just found a nugget.
…the general investment community has turned away from mining shares over the past three years and moved whole-heartedly into conventional investments.
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Vanishing with equal rapidity is any belief that this onrushing economic downturn is a minor speed bump on the road to financial utopia.
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