"REFERENCE" directory shares highlights
about mining and minerals in the Andes Plateau region where most of our work takes place.
We include basic geological and mineral terminology for the benefit of readers not familiar with mineral technology.
"Mineral News" pages show current
news regarding mining and metal production in the world.
"Understanding Mining" pages explain
minerals as elements that are produced in a natural form in the earth and that are brought up to the surface
by the forces of geology and subsequent exploration and mining.
"Mineral Commodities" is a grouping of common industrial minerals and
materials with commercial value not meant to be a mineral classification of any kind
"Andes Plateau Mines" is a short list of existing mining operations
in the area.
"Crystallography" a very elemental chart explaining
basic composition of minerals found in the area.