Ask The Experts
March 2016 by Chris RalphHow do I set up a Miller table?
Mining claimants who wish to retain their mining claims on Bureau of Land Management and Forest Service lands through the 2021 assessment year must pay a maintenance fee or file a maintenance fee waiver certificate on or before September 1…
The big moment finally arrived. With Norm suited up, I pulled the motor to life and felt instantly better. There’s really something relaxing about the sound of a dredge running—they don’t sound like anything else.
They worked their plan, bit by bit, and sure enough, after the blast, gold was detected… Over two pounds of beautiful crystalline gold was recovered in that stretch!
The favorable geology of the northeastern and central parts of the Seven Troughs Range are the parts most interesting to prospectors. They are underlain by a thick sequence of Tertiary volcanic rocks, mostly rhyolites and andesites.
The 316 Mining Company has not been all that successful, but does not ever seem to learn from their past mistakes.
In last month’s issue we covered the initial discovery of gold, the subsequent gold rush that occurred around Nome, some of the geology of the area and past production. We’ll conclude the article in this issue with a further examination of the geology and deposit types, discuss the resources...
Old tailing piles extend for miles. There was still plenty of water flowing here, so WPA members set up highbankers at several settling ponds.
The Bawl Mill • Legislative and Regulatory Update • Ask The Experts • Ask The Experts • How to Stake Your Own Mining Claims—Part I • Addressing EPA Overreach: What Dredgers Need to Know • Green Valley Gold District, Payson, Arizona • Nevada's Silver City Gold District—Part I • Enrichment of Mineral Deposits by Weathering—Part I • Alaska: Kodiak Islands Mineral Resources • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices