A Golden Dream Come True
November 2007 by Gus PeppleyWe found the area where this patch of gold nuggets was located by researching several books on old mining districts. By the end of the 2006 winter we had about five different locations that we wanted to investigate.
Jerry Freeman became an instant celebrity in January by announcing the discovery of a 149-year-old trunk belonging to a band of Gold Rush settlers he's obsessively researched for more than a decade.
New exploration on land that was scoured for gold years ago near Livengood indicates the property could be developed into a mine on a scale similar to the Fort Knox Mine, according to a Colorado-based company.
One of our claims, “concessions” in Spanish, lies atop a mountain approximately 15 miles Southwest of our Pueblo. It is reached by a dirt track that starts in Arivechi. We leave the Pueblo and drive up...
Father’s Day in Australia was on September 2, and it’s a day a group of miners from “down under” won’t soon forget.
Sulfides and oxides—what's the difference between the two?
Seldom is a metal detector used for ore sampling today. Nevertheless, this procedure still works as all BFO and VLF detectors have a non-conductive mineral zone and a conductive metal zone with a neutral null zone between them.
The Bawl Mill • Ask the Experts • Prairie Creek Project Approaches Final Hurdle • Dawson City and the World Gold Panning Championships • Journeys in the Kingman Quadrangle—Part IV • Silver Bonanza in the Sierra Madre: The Glorious Past of Batopilas—Part II • The Business of Mining—The Benefits of an S Corporation • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • The Risks of Mining Overseas