A Real Placer Miner
November 2002 by William LewisSo you think you know a lot about placer mining? Well let me tell you about a placer miner that has forgotten more about placer mining than you and I will ever learn in our lifetimes.
• Don't go near the water...
• Accused drug smuggler can sue the US government
• This won't look good on a resume...
• Nature Conservancy caught with hand in the cookie jar
Products from the mining industry contribute to winter safety and comfort for Nevada residents.
Is a miniature spectrometer in our future?
Each year this annual event is staged to determine just who is the best of the best, and each year this event becomes larger. This time one hundred ninety contestants decided to prove just how good they were.
We sent them a lot of information, including my presentation about the area and its potential. We were excited to learn a couple weeks later that the company was interested in the property.
• "No surprises" ruled restored
• Supreme Court to address submerged lands in Alaska
• Governors say reform the ESA
• Miners need to stay involved in each state
The Bawl Mill • Our Readers Say • Lamproites and Diamonds • Working the Belmont Mine, Butte, Montana—1953 (Part 2) • Mojave Desert Gold • Miner Unhappy After Judge Dismisses Charges • Picks & Pans: Fig Tree, Grape Vine and Good Gold • Sluicing on Bedrock • Sandstone Silver in Texas • A Few Prospecting Notes From Jim Straight • Explorers to Salvage Gold-Laden Ship • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back