VLF Detectors and the Effect of Mineralization While Nuggetshooting
June 2001 by Jim StraightFor those who are perplexed and puzzled by the mystery of “hot rocks,” or are considering using a VLF-type metal detector to seek gold nuggets, please read on.
- WOTUS rule finalized
- Reminder on new claim fees
If anyone needed convincing that high metals prices have brought mining back into the public’s consciousness, two conventions held in Vancouver, British Columbia near the end of January 2006 should have ended any doubt.
So you think you have an ore deposit? The work has been long and hard, but there are a few drill holes, lots of samples and assays. The data is in a reliable computer and there may be a mine at the end of the tunnel. What is the likelihood of a profitable operation? Can you raise capital for development or exploration?
Once again last month the world seemed to be tottering uncertainly on the precipice of whether to continue with some manner of austerity in order to begin restoring government balance sheets to some semblance of fiscal conservatism or whether to openly return to the previous eras of wide-open stimulation via debt, deficits and unlimited money creation.
Geologic processes can either concentrate or disperse gold and other elements from adjacent rocks. It is the results of the concentration processes that the prospector is most interested in.
One of the world’s largest kimberlite pipes is located on the Navajo Indian Reservation in northern Arizona. The pipe is larger than any diamond-bearing pipe in South Africa. It is 16 miles north of Window Rock, the capital of the Navajo Nation.
…At present we may be entering a period of relative stability on many economic fronts and, therefore, our focus is now trending more toward social upheaval and the resultant increase in tensions as the prime movers for the precious metals.
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