A Guide to Overlooked Gold Deposits—Part I
September 2003 by Lawrence DeeMost gold guidebooks just give a brief description of the geology of placers and focus more on the equipment and techniques used to recover placer gold or to metal detect for gold. This article hopes to stimulate your interest in a different direction.
From the mid-1850s and even into the early 1900s, Northern Sierra County boomed with mining activity. This area was flooded with miners, establishing such towns as LaPorte, Gibsonville, Spanish Flat, Whisky Diggings...
At the time of this writing the draft permit for dredging in Oregon, which may also include small-scale operations like hand sluicing or possibly even panning, was not available for public comment or review.
Like almost 200 other Silver Valley miners, Butch Dempsey used to work at the Sunshine Mine in Kellogg. But, along with dozens of the others, he now works for the Columbus, Montana-based Stillwater Mining Co., about 400 miles to the east...
As he was working near the extreme low end of the ground sluicing, I heard a yell through my headphones. Making my way down to him I could see the smile from a long distance.
How does one determine who owns a mining claim?
These three simple upgrades, when taken together, will considerably increase a pocket plunger’s magnetic pull and make it less susceptible to breakage.
…the men sought to “inject false and misleading information about the genuine supply and demand for precious metals futures contracts into the markets, and to deceive other participants”…
The Bawl Mill • Klondike Gold • State Rivers Closed to Prospecting in Washington • The Montezuma Quadrangle, Summit County, Colorado • Looking for Gold in British Columbia • The Reynolds (Star) Gold Mine • Picks & Pans: Sniping for Low Stream Gold • Company Notes • Why Do We Do The Things We Do? • Gallium and Germanium in Utah • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices