Working the Belmont Mine—1953 (Part 3—Conclusion)
December 2002 by Bob SchlosserTuesday morning started off much like Monday except Jack wasn’t packing a bunch of drill bits. We wandered off toward the bottom of the raise, adjusted our bed boards, had a cup of coffee from our buckets, and smoked a cigarette. Then Jack stretched, stood up, and remarked, “Guess I might as well go up and see what it looks like. You wait here for now. When I call down, send up a section of ladder and eight laggings.”
Is there a method which can be done safely to get the metals to drop out of the cyanide solution? What is the best way to learn how to evaluate the potential of this serpentine platinum deposit potential?
My brother Darryl and I had not had a prospecting adventure since January and we wanted to try out our new drywasher, so we decided to go for the weekend and check out some claims near Barstow…
- Imitation is the sincerest form of...theft
- SF hands out more needles than report cards
• It’s good to be the president...of the teacher’s union
• Anyone need a 1040 form?
• Global warming turns a new leaf
President Clinton took a helicopter tour of the Grand Canyon yesterday, then put his pen to paper to designate three more areas as national monuments and expand several others.
Anyone looking for stability sure didn’t appreciate the financial markets of this past month as they fell, rose, fell and rose with dizzying swiftness, changing directions on the turn of a dime. This was as true of the gold share markets as it was of the financial markets in general.
The federal government decided not to add the greater sage-grouse to the list of endangered species. A listing would certainly have resulted in countless new restrictions across the Western states.
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