Mineral Appraisals: What is the Value of a Quarry or Mine?
Mineral commodities are classified as high-value, low-volume or low-value, high-volume. With current (2016) prices of about $1,100/oz. for gold, $14.00/oz. for silver and $800/oz. for platinum, preciousCrushed rock, pea gravel and drain rock are a few of the least expensive types; decomposed granite, crushed granite, imported and other specialty/decorative gravels typically cost more. JMJ Landscape Supply Center [ 3 ] in Lynchburg, VA charges $65 a ton for 1/4" /2" brown pea stone and $99.50 a ton for 1/2" earth rose crushed stone; delivery within a mile radius is $55 per trip.Read more