A Modern Day Prospector’s Story
March 2008 by Jonathan PorterMy first encounter with rocks and minerals started as a young child in the company of my siblings investigating the rocky mounds placed around the Australian coastline to help prevent erosion just north of Brisbane...
Situated in northwest Western Australia, Australia’s Pilbara is one of the most isolated and scenic places on earth. The tiny town of Marble Bar, Australia’s hottest town, sits amongst the ancient ranges and is a Mecca for tourists—and gold...
Trends are geologic situations in which the geological structure of an area is conducive to the deposition of minerals. These structures are generally fault systems that can be small and localized or can run for miles.
To reach this goal, our federal government would need to designate another 45.7 million acres as protected lands every year.
The faulting, folding and shearing that occurred in the Mother Lode belt has created zones of structurally weak rocks or contacts between different types of rock, which has been favorable for the deposition of gold bearing ores.
• Comment period reopened for pygmy owl critical habitat in Arizona
• Limits on wilderness study areas finalized in Utah
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• New law to protect claims and equipment in Washington State
Robert Sanregret—Attorney at Law
Western Mining Council
National Association of Mining Districts
The most commonly asked question in metal detecting is, “Which metal detector should I get?” People worry a lot about not getting the right machine. They do not want to waste their money and their time with the wrong metal detector.
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