March 2002 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDVertical aerial photographs, a form of remote sensing, are invaluable in the search for mineral deposits, and have been used for 60 years for that purpose.
Higher gold prices helped boost Nevada’s mining industry in 2003 despite a decline in production for the third straight year.
Backers of the petition drive that began five months ago said they secured only about two-thirds of the 97,000 signatures they needed by the deadline to place the measure on the November ballot.
Outside of Butte, Montana, going north on I90, you’ll pass through a landscape where the old Anaconda mining company processed thousands of tons of ore twenty years ago. We meant to fish in the vicinity of this historic mining district though we knew it is a Federally classified Superfund site for reclamation now.
Although I found my first detected nugget on a hard rock mine dump using an early VLF/TR coin hunter, it was by “following the dry washers” and detecting old tailing piles that I soon packed a metal 35mm canister with small sub-grain to...
The Forest Service recently announced a new area set aside for recreational gold panning on the South Yuba River, east of Nevada City.
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