Utilizing Geologic Maps
April 2006 by Lawrence DeeGeologic maps generally appear complex and daunting, and certainly some are. However, many have information hidden within their bright splashes of colors and patterns that can aid the prospector who takes the time to study them.
It is better in a gem and mineral mining operation that the driller, blaster and mucker be the same person in order to be able to predict placement of the desired mineral enriched pockets.
Two landmark golden gatherings took place in Vancouver, British Columbia near the end of January, and while they both related to the world of gold, they each had a completely different emphasis.
Right away I got a target, and it ended up being gold from a nice little bench. With only an hour left of daylight, I continued heading upstream and found five more tiny pieces of gold with my VLF…
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Is there a reasonable and cost effective way to separate out the values?
The Bawl Mill • Federal Court to Address Dredge Permits—The Tulloch Rule • Basic Geology for the Independent Miner—Part IV Geology of Hardrock Gold Deposits • Economic Impact of Mining in Alaska • The Kenai Peninsula Goldfields • Copper Price Keeps Canadian Miners Busy • The Business of Mining: Financial Recoveries for Mandated Changes • The Rich Hill Outing • Picks & Pans: Detecting at Ganes Creek • Copper Mine Opening in Utah • Future of Mining in Bolivia Uncertain • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices