quartz mine

quartz mine

[′kwȯrts ‚mīn]
(mining engineering)
A mine in which a valuable constituent, such as gold, is found in veins rather than in placers; so named because quartz is the chief accessory mineral in such deposits.
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The geoclub in the Stiavnicke vrchy mountains allows guests of its geological-mineralogical excursions to search for minerals at the entrance to the surface quartz mine, My Ziar wrote."We have permission from the mining office to provide mineralogical excursions.
These interests cover a 50 percent Interest in Cariboo Gold Quartz Property, placer mining rights on Mosquito Creek, and a 3 percent Net Smelter Return royalty on Cariboo Gold Quartz Mine Property, Island Mountain Mine Property and Mosquito Creek Mine Property.
In 1979 they purchased and developed the Colorado Quartz mine, an underground crystallized-gold mine in Mariposa County, California, along with Bryant Harris, Dave Eidahl, and Tom Smith.
Detailed geology was studied in the vicinity of mines by Skerl (1948) at the Cariboo Gold Quartz mine, by Benedict (1945) at Island Mountain mine (each for their respective private companies), and later by Sutherland Brown (1957), Andrew et al.
There is, says Google, in Shasta County, CA, the "Ajax Quartz mine".
Brown recounted the pond's history as home to a quartz mine and corn mill for the Nipmuc Indians.
Canada-based Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd (TSX VENTURE: BGM) (FRANKFURT: IWUB) has started the first phase of surface drilling at the Gold Quartz mine.
Our first stop was a rose quartz mine, and after much up and down hiking and numerous stops for the wheezing tourists to catch their breath we stopped at another pegmatite.
Gold Colorado Quartz Mine Mariposa Co., California 1 1/4" tall (69 grams) ex-collection Gene Meieran pictured Ikons Classic and Contemporary Masterpieces pg.
In a very short time span he assembled a world-class collection of fine mineral "miniatures." At the 1980 Tucson Gem and Mineral Society Show, he won the coveted Ed McDole Memorial Trophy for "Best Rocks in the Show," as well as the Walt Lidstrom Memorial Award for the best individual mineral--an exquisite crystallized gold from the Colorado Quartz mine in Mariposa County, California.