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WORLD PLACER JOURNAL – the Internet journal on placers – geology of placers, placer mining, placer mineral separation and impacts of alluvial mining on the environment. A must for serious investors, miners, geologists, mineral separation specialists, equipment suppliers and environmentalists. ……………………..
… recent articles on KNELSON concentrators, IHC jigs in field tests; case studies of alluvial mine failures; New Zealand mobile wash-plants in field tests; tantalite-tin placers described; mercury placers; Siberian bucket-line gold dredges; alluvial placers; paleoplacers; environmental damage from mineral dredges …

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PLACER STOCKFILE – 120+ public companies
exploring and mining placer deposits

DIGGER REPORT – our investment newsletter
good news, and things they’d rather keep quiet !

PLACER STOCKFILE – compare stocks of placer companies traded on a particular stock market, and compare placer stocks of one market with another, across the world:

TORONTO Stock Exchange TSX (TSE)
CANADIAN Dealing Network CDNX
USA Over-the-Counter Bulletin Board OTC-BB
AUSTRALIAN Stock Exchange ASX
LONDON Stock Exchange LSE
LONDON OFEX (OFX)
LONDON Alternative Investment Market AIM
DUBLIN Stock Exchange OSLO Stock Exchange
BERLIN Stock Exchange
FRANKFURT Stock Exchange
KUALA LUMPUR Stock Exchange KLSE
JAKARTA Stock Exchange JSE
MONGOLIAN Stock Exchange MSE
JOHANNESBURG Stock Exchange JSE
NAMIBIAN Stock Exchange NSX
PLACER STOCKFILE – benchmark public companies exploring and mining the similar placers:

GOLD mining companies ( 28 )
PLATINUM mining companies ( 6 )
DIAMOND mining companies ( 61 )
RUBY mining companies ( 12 )
SAPPHIRE mining companies ( 4 )
EMERALD mining companies ( 5 )

MINERAL SANDS mining companies ( 21 )
TIN mining companies ( 7 )
COLTAN mining companies ( 11 )
CHROMITE mining companies ( 1 )
MINERAL DREDGE mining companies ( 38 )
CLICK TO SEE PROFILES OF PUBLIC STOCKS :

A
Afminex (AFM:ASX) (AFM-Frankfurt) (AFM-Berlin)
African Gem Resources (AFGEM:Johannesburg)
Afri-Can Marine Minerals (WG:CDNX)
Agricola Resources (AGC:OFX)
AKD (AKD:ASX)
Akrokeri-Ashanti Gold Mines (YAG:CDNX)
American Benefits Group (ABFG:OTC-BB)
American Mineral Fields (AMZ:TSX)
Anglo Swiss Resources (ASW:CDNX) (ASWRT:OTC-BB)
Angus & Ross (AGU:AIM)
Arena Gold Resources (ARN:CDNX)
Asia Sapphires (APL:VSE delisted)
Ateba Technology & Environment (ABM:CDNX)
Austpac Resources (AK:ASX)
Australasian Gold Mines (AGM:ASX)
B
Barmash Joint Stock Company (listed:MSE)
Basin Minerals (BMS:ASX)
BeMaX Resources (BMX:ASX)
Berjuntai Tin Dredging BhD (BTD:KLSE)
BHP Billiton (BHP:ASX) (BHP:NYSE) (BLT:LSE)
Black Range Minerals (BLR:ASX)
Black Swan Resources (BSW:TSX) (BSM:Frankfurt)
Blina Diamonds (listing:ASX)
BM Diamondcorp (BDI:CDNX)
Brasilca Mining Corporation (BSL:CDNX) (BMG:Berlin)
C
Cadre Resources (CSL:CDNX)
Caesars Explorations (CZA:CDNX)
Canabrava Diamond Corp. (CNB:CDNX)
Carnegie Corporation (CNM:ASX) (Berlin)
Caussa Capital Corporation (CAU:TSX)
Central African Exploration & Mining (CAM:OFX)
Chapada Diamonds (future:AIM)
Cluff Resources Pacific (CFR:ASX)
Conquest Mining (CQT:ASX)
Consolidated Minerals (CSM:ASX) (future:AIM)
Consolidated Rutile (CRT:ASX)
D
De Beers Group (delisted)
Dia Bras Corporation (DIB:CDNX)
Diagem International Resources (DGM:CDNX)
Diamond Fields International (DFI:TSX)
Diamond Rose (DRN:ASX)
DiamondWorks (DMW:TSX)
Dwyka Diamonds (DWY:ASX) (DWY:AIM)
E
Emerging Africa Gold (YEG:CDNX)
Esmeralda Exploration (ESE:ASX)
Etruscan Resources (EET:TSX)
Eurasia Mining (EUA:AIM)
F
Firestone Diamonds (FDI:AIM)
G
General Minerals Corporation (GNM:TSX)
Glengarry Resources (GGY:ASX)
Global Diamond Resources (GDRS:OTC-BB)
Global Platinum & Gold (GPGI:OTC-BB)
Golden Eagle International (MYNG:OTC-BB)
GTN Resources (GTN:ASX)
Gunson Resources (GUN:ASX)
H
Hailaast Joint Stock Company (listed:MSE)
Haddington International Resources (HDN:ASX)
Hampton Court Resources (HCR:CDNX)
Hancock & Gore (HNG:ASX)
Hymex Diamond (HMD:CDNX)
I
IIuka Resources (ILU:ASX)
Int’l Freegold Mineral Dev’t (ITF:CDNX) (ITF:TSX)
J
Jab International (JABI:OTC-BB)
Java Gold Corporation (JVAG:CDN delisted)
Juina Mining Corporation (GEMM:OTC-BB)
K
Kenmare Resources (KMR:LSE) (KMR:Dublin)
Kenor (KEN:Oslo)
KWG Resources (KWG:CDNX)
Kramat Tin Dredging (KRAMAT:KLSE)
Kuchai Development (KUCHAI:KLSE)

L
Lake Resources (LKE:ASX)
M
Magnetic Minerals (MGE:ASX)
Majestic Resources (MJN:ASX)
Malaysia Mining Corporation (MMC:KLSE)
Malaysia Smelting Corporation (MSC:KLSE)
Mano River Resources (MNO:CDNX)
Marlborough Resources (MBG:ASX)
Mineral Commodities (MRC:ASX)
Mineral Deposits (MDL:ASX)
Minmet (MNT:Dublin)
Molopo Australia (MPO:ASX)
Mon Alt (listed:MSE)
Monroe Minerals (MMX:CDNX)
Mountain Lake Resources (MOA:CDNX)
N
Namakwa Diamonds (NDC:ASX)
Namibian Minerals (NMC:TSX+NSX) (NMCOF:NASDAQ)
Nova Gold Resources (NRI:TSX) (NVGLF:OTC-BB)
O
Orevest (ORE:OFX)
P
Pacific Sapphire (PSF:CDNX)
Paramax Resources (PXM:CDNX)
Paramount Ventures & Finance (PVF:CDNX)
Petra Diamonds (PDL:AIM)
Pinnacle Resources (PNRR:OTC-BB) (PIN:Frankfurt)
PT Timah TYK (Global Dep Rec:LSE) (Jakarta-listed)
Q
Quaterra Resources (QTA:CDNX)
R
Rahman Hydraulic Tin (RAHMAN:KLSE)
Reefton Mining (RTO:ASX)
Rex Mining (RXD:TSX)
Rimfire Pacific (RIM:ASX)
River Diamonds (RID:OFX)
Robex Resources (RBX:CDNX)
Rusina Mining (RML:ASX)
S
Sapphire Mines (SHM:ASX)
Seahawk Minerals (SKM:CDNX)
Searchgold Resources (RSG:CDNX)
Silverado Gold Mines (SLGLF:OTC-BB) (SLG:Berlin)
Sons of Gwalia (SWG:ASX)
South American Minerals (SAMM:OTC-BB)
Southern Mining Corporation (SMC:JSE)
Southern Titanium (STN:ASX)
Spider Resources (SPQ:CDNX)
Stanbury Holdings (STBY:OTC-BB)
Superior Mining Corporation (SMP:CDNX)
T
Tawana Resources (TAW:ASX)
Tertiary Minerals (TYM:AIM)
Thabex Exploration (TBX:JSE)
Ticor Ltd (TOR:ASX)
Titanium Corporation of Canada (TIC:CDNX)
Topaz Group (TPAZ:OTC-BB)
Trans Hex Group (TRNSHEX:JSE) (TRNSHEX:NSX)
Trinity Plumas Capital Corporation (SRO:CDNX)
Trivalence Mining (TMI:CDNX)
Tri-Valley Corporation (TRILOB:OTC-BB)
Tronoh Mines Malaysia (TMMB:KLSE)
True North Gems (applying:CDNX)
Tsolido Resources (TSD:CDNX)
U
Uganda Gold Mining (UGM:CDNX)
V
Vaaldiam Resources (VRL:CDNX)
Vannessa Ventures(VVV:CDNX,Berl) (VNVHF:OTC-BB)
Verena Minerals (YVN:CDNX) (VNNHF:OTC-BB)
W
Waseco Resources (YWS:CDNX)
Western Garnet International (WG:TSX)
Western Pinnacle (WPN:CDNX)
Winmax Trading (WMAX:OTC-BB) (WT6:Frankfurt)
Z
Zarcan International Resources (ZRI:CDNX)

PLAYERS IN THE ‘GOLD RUSH’ IN MONGOLIA
A modern-day ‘gold rush’ is underway in Mongolia in Central Asia for placer gold. Read our profiles of some of the companies that are in the rush :
A
Almaas JSC (100% Mongolia)
Altan Dornod Mongol Ltd (100% Russia)
Argos Ltd (100% Russia)
B
Barmash Joint Stock Company (listed:MSE)
Buurgent Ltd (100% Mongolia)
C
Cold Gold Mongolia Ltd (100% New Zealand)
D
Datsan Trade Ltd (100% Mongolia)
Durvan Erkh Ltd (100% Mongolia)
E
EMI – Eco-Minex Int’l Ltd (UK-Mongolia joint venture)
Erel Group (100% Mongolia)
Er-Shi-Ju Ltd (100% Mongolia)
F G
Gatsuurt Ltd (100% Mongolia)
Geo-Altai Ltd (100% Mongolia)
H
Hailaast Joint Stock Company (listed:MSE)
I
Ikh Nomt Ltd (100% Mongolia)
J
Jump Ltd (100% Mongolia)
K
Khunan Ltd (100% Mongolia)
L M
MAC Mongol Alt Corporation (100% Mongolia)
M & Diamond Ltd (Russia-Mongolia joint venture)
Mining Consulting Ltd (100% Mongolia)
Mon Alt (listed:MSE)
Mongol Bulgar Geo Ltd (Mongolia-Bulgaria SOE)
Mongolczechoslovak Metal (Mon-Czech-Slovak SOE)
Mongol Gazar Ltd (100% Mongolia)
Monpolymet Ltd (100% Mongolia)
N
Num Impex Ltd (100% Mongolia)
O
Ochir Leasing Ltd (UK-Dutch-Mongolia joint venture)
P Q R S
Shijiir Alt Ltd (Russia-Mongolia joint venture)
Shoroon Ord Mining Ltd (100% Mongolia)
T
TAS Corporation (100% Mongolia)
TCH Gold Ltd (100% USA)
Tusolch Ltd (100% Mongolia)
U V W
Wagner Asia-Equipment Ltd (100% USA)
X Y Z
Zaamar Goldfields Ltd (100% Canada)