What To Look For—And Look Out For—In A Placer Mineral Report
May 2015 by Jim HalloranBuying a placer claim or investing in a placer mining property comes with plenty of financial risks. You need as much information as possible about the mineral deposit in order to minimize those risks.
Improvements in mining equipment and techniques, along with a higher gold price, make many mining properties profitable today that may not have been in the past.
The zone of influence of each sample must be carefully considered when deciding how far sample sites should be spaced from each other.
Augers can be used effectively for placer exploration with certain limitations.
I’ve been following the precious metals for decades, and I haven’t seen a move this powerful in many years.
What do you do when you’ve located a promising deposit of gold or gemstones, but it’s trapped in solid rock?
Ivory Coast has considerable gold reserves, and this nation has the largest area of greenstone belts prospective for gold in the continent.
Buying a placer claim or investing in a placer mining property comes with plenty of financial risks. You need as much information as possible about the mineral deposit in order to minimize those risks.
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