Mining Monitor, Killer Cars, Cattle Correction
The rush to secure rights to mine so-called green metals--i.e. they are used in electric vehicles and renewable energy technologies--continues at a rapid pace in a lot of the old mining grounds of the West. And when I say rapid, I mean like over 1,000 mining claims made during the last month in the Four Corners states alone. No, I'm not going to try to track all of them, just ones that jump out at me, with a priority on those in the Four Corners Country/Colorado Plateau, such as ...
Vancouver-based Alianza Minerals, via Tarsis Resources US and Big Rock Exploration LLC, has filed a notice of intent to do exploration drilling on what they call the Stateline Property that straddles the Colorado-Utah state line on the eastern edge of the Lisbon Valley. Yes, the Lisbon Valley, again. They are targeting copper on the unpatented claims on BLM land, which is just down the road from the Lisbon Valley Mining Company’s open pit copper mine. Interesting factoid: They anticipate using 2,000 to 10,000 gallons per 12-hour period to drill the wells.
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