What are locatable minerals?

Locatable, Salable Minerals

What are locatable minerals? The General Mining Law of 1872, as amended, opened the public lands of the United States to mineral acquisition by the location and maintenance of lode and placer mining claims. Mineral deposits available for acquisition through this act are commonly called “locatable minerals.” These minerals include both metallic minerals (gold, silver, lead,…

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The United States of Industrial Minerals: Map

Industrial Mineral Producing Areas of the United States

The United States of Industrial Minerals It takes a lot of industrial minerals to keep the world economy rolling along. Hundreds of millions of tons of these quarrying and mining products are consumed every year across the globe. Industrial minerals are an often overlooked and less glamorous component of the mining world, but they are critical…

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The Good the Bad and the Ugly: Picking an Assay Lab

We try to use local small businesses as much as possible for our supplies and services. This is part of the core fundamentals that make up our thinking, we started out as a small local business and like to give back in the form of providing others with our business in turn. We support many local…

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Mineral Exploration News

mineral exploration

Burgex Inc. is pleased to announce that we are launching a new section on our website dedicated to the latest news about mineral exploration and mining consulting. In this section we will cover cutting edge exploration technologies and techniques as well as cover some of the currently projects and announcements from the company.  We aim…

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