A Guide to Overlooked Gold Deposits—Part V (Conclusion)
January 2004 by Lawrence DeeThis is the primary geological and mineral assessment agency in the US. Part of the Department of the Interior, the Geological Survey, often just called “The Survey” or USGS, has been in business since its founding in the 1800s. This means you can obtain publications all way the back to the early days of the survey...
Perhaps the most notable thing about skim placers is that they form on the top surface of gravel bars, as opposed to coarser gold placers where the weight of the gold particles allows the gold to settle down on or near bedrock.
Last month saw a veritable mountain of good economic news come pouring out of government and industry. Industrial production was up; GDP rose strongly; unemployment rates came down; profits were up; consumer confidence readings rose; etc., etc., etc. And yet, strangely enough, the financial markets produced only a “molehill” of results.
Well, the last time I headed out, I decided to go alone. Big mistake. Since I first started my prospecting adventures, I have had both knees and one hip replaced…
• The Forest Service worker who cried “wolf”
• Out of commission
Mining “giant” John A. Miscovich died August 22, 2014, at the age of 96. He was the well-known inventor of the “Intelligiant” water cannon.
Alaska is getting a lot of interest these days, not least because of all the gold prospecting shows on television. Hardly a month seems to pass without some new prospecting show being announced, and a couple of the most popular feature Alaska.
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