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Mining on the Comstock Lode


Even with the decades of mining and exploration, much of the Comstock is still underdeveloped and its potential not fully tapped.

Gold and Silver Deposit May Be World's Largest


A crater in an undersea volcano off Japan may contain the world's largest gold nugget ever found...

New Oregon Mining Legislation Friendly to Small Miner


Oregon Independent Miners president, John Holleman, has advised ICMJ that legislation important to the Oregon small miner, sponsored by his organization, has been signed into law.
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Critical Metals: Zinc


In this article, part of an ongoing series taking a look at critical metals in our economy, we will examine the mining and use of the metal zinc.

Round Mountain, Nevada


There are a number of veins in the disseminated mineralization, but the principle ones on Round Mountain are known as the Los Gazabo and the Keane.

Using Structural Clues to Locate Buried Placer Channels


They must have assumed the paystreak was spotty and had been mined out, so they never mined as close to the side of the valley as they should have.
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Gold Deposits of the Ivory Coast


Ivory Coast has considerable gold reserves, and this nation has the largest area of greenstone belts prospective for gold in the continent.

Alaska: Large-Scale Mining Can Be Done Right


"As elected leaders of the State of Alaska, we want you to know that Alaska is open to investment from those who seek to develop our state's natural resources safely and responsibly..."

Comstock Mining Gets Approval


The approval, which affects 87 acres on the south end of Silver City, allows the company to move forward with exploration to determine the area's mining potential.
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Partner Withdraws from Pebble Project


One of the partners in a massive and contentious proposed gold and copper mine in Alaska is pulling out, raising questions about the future of the project.

Silver Bull Resources Sees Bright Future for Silver & Zinc


The Sierra Mojada Project lies within a historic high grade silver, lead and zinc mining district originally discovered in 1879.

Carissa Gold Mine Comes Back to Life


The mine will be open for public tours Saturday and Sunday afternoons beginning August 24, lasting into the fall and winter as weather permits.
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Cripple Creek Gold Mine Exceeding Expectations


At the peak of construction later this year, the mine will generate more than 6,000 direct and indirect jobs across the state with annual wages totaling more than $200 million...

Balmoral Resources


One of the oldest sayings in the mining exploration world is that if you are going to search for a new mine, one of the best places to look is near an existing, proven property.

Angkor Gold's Cambodia Projects


Several nations around the world are working diligently to make their countries more attractive to resource development as a means of improving economic development. One such nation is Cambodia, located west of Vietnam, south of Laos and due east of Thailand.
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The Robinson Mine—Big Things Happen Here


When I’m traveling through the West, I sometimes take detours that lead me to places that I never knew exist

Gold Pour Signals Revival in the Mother Lode


Miners are digging again where their forebears once unearthed riches from eight historic mines that honeycomb Sutter Gold Mining Company’s holdings about 50 miles southeast of Sacramento.

Extraction of Precious Metals Using Froth Flotation


Without this versatile group of technologies, we would be hard-pressed to produce the metals so critical to our modern way of life. The robust mining industry of today would literally not exist.
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The Struggle to Reopen Alaska's Largest Gold Mine


The historical AJ mine, located east of Juneau, Alaska, was considered the largest gold mine in the state at one time. Joe Juneau and Richard Harris struck gold there in 1880, and it has been more recently known as a tourist destination.

DNI's Black Shale Metals Projects


While much attention in northern Alberta has been focused on the rapidly growing “oil sands,” another story of particular interest to the mining community has been taking shape virtually unnoticed in the same region.

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