Results and Analysis
Analysis and interpretation of results from exploration programs as well as specific analytical and assay methods.
Tenor and Magmatic Ni Deposits
The viability of most deposits is determined mainly by two factors: tonnage and grade. In magmatic nickel (Ni) deposits, however,…Read More »
Decoding the JORC Code: An Overview for Investors
Mining company press releases and investor reports often state that their mineral resource and reserve estimates are “JORC compliant”, but…Read More »
The Nugget Effect. What is it, and how to recognize it.
One of the first things to recognize in the mining industry, is that all that glitters may not be gold.…Read More »
What is cut-off grade? An introduction to overlooked yet critical concept in mining and resource investing.
A company covered by this site in the past has released a new resource. It was: 281,059 AuEq oz in the…Read More »
Open Source Data and the Future of Mineral Exploration
As a former database manager of a junior exploration company, I have had the run-down of how data should be…Read More »
National Instrument 43-101: An Overview for Investors
Remember that a NI 43-101 compliant report is only that: A compliant report. It simply means that the rules for reporting…Read More »
Mining Units Converter
While most companies post mining results in metric units like meters and grams, metals are almost universally traded and valued…Read More »
Lies, Damn Lies and Drill Highlights: A Critical Look at Interpreting Drill Results
That’s the problem. Not every drill result is good. As investors we must evaluate public results with a critical eye…Read More »
Exit Strategies – Knowing when to Hold ’em (and when to fold ’em)
An exit strategy can be defined as: a means of leaving one’s current situation, either after a predetermined objective has been…Read More »