September 2016
Volume 68    Issue 9

Scams and other impediments to credible mineral appraisal

Mining Engineering , 2016, Vol. 68, No. 9, pp. 60-60
Stinett, Landy


When performing a valuation of a mineral property, a developing mine, or perhaps an ongoing operation, the appraiser is typically provided with a range of information prepared by the property owner. This information can include ownership records, geological interpretation, assay data, an estimate of the reserves or resources believed to be on site (tons and grade), mine plans, production forecasts, capital and operating cost projections, and so forth. 

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