2011 National Mining Hall of Fame Inductees
July 2011 by StaffThe National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum announced the 2011 National Mining Hall of Fame inductees.
One of the most memorable nuggets I found in Australia was detected on the very last day that I was out prospecting. I was going along swinging my coil and I came across a blaring loud signal that almost blew my ears off.
First put on the map by two British geologists in the 1930s, the Skaergaard igneous intrusion on East Greenland’s rugged mountainous coast is arguably one of the most studied and researched rock bodies in the world.
We’ve had two trips to the deserts of Nevada and explored mines and mill sites, hiked miles of ravines in California, and swung our detector coils over thousands of square yards of bedrock.
For gold advocates, the theme this past month could have been Life should be beautiful! After all, just consider some of the events of the past month.
...miners, prospectors and mining related businesses are discovering that capital investments in equipment, machinery and other business assets are more affordable today than ever before.
Many new detector operators and even some experienced ones don’t pay enough attention to keeping their detectors in proper balance. The result is false targets as well as incessant chirping and chatter.
Newmont Mining Corp. covered the final uncashed paychecks of workers who were laid off in August from the Jerritt Canyon Mine by another mining outfit.
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