Alaska Geologist Survives Grizzly Attack
August 2010 by Associated Press“When he stepped into the clearing he didn’t snarl and stand up and show me how big he was. He just came for me,” Miller said.
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We’ll call this prospector “Bill.” Bill found the nuggets pictured in a gully in Victoria’s Golden Triangle, where everyone had been detecting for more than twenty-five years. Many good nuggets were found in this gully over the years, and whenever...
As I started walking down to the river one chilly morning, the mist was hanging over the calm portions of the water like a white cotton blanket. This scene got me to thinking about why the river was like that—the deep pools, boulder fields, gravel bars, the effects of how much water was moving at any given time along the watercourse—and most of all the relationship all these things have on where I will be able to find gold.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Molybdenum, referred to as “molly” by miners, is a white metal that is alloyed with iron to form hard, tough and strong steel. It was first used in World War I for armor plate on ships. Nowadays, molybdenum is routinely used to harden structural and tool steel, and to reduce corrosion.
The Bawl Mill • Legislative and Regulatory Update • Commercial Placer Mining With Jigs • Ask The Experts: Bench Top Crushers • Ask The Experts: How to remove precious metals from lead? • How to Properly Ground Balance to Find the Most Gold • Authorities Search for Lost Treasure Hunters • The Guaniamo Diamond Area, Venezuela—Part II • How California Became the Golden State • The Rocky Bar Mining District, Idaho • Mining Stock Quotes, Mineral & Metal Prices