Ask The Experts - Advice for a new prospector in Placerville, California?
December 2018 by Chris Ralph
One look at a map of the northern portion of Ontario province in Canada clearly identifies it as an area of immense beauty. From Georgian Bay on Lake Huron across to Lake Nipissing and all points north, it is a land of...
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
The process of recognizing ores all starts with being able to recognize some basic minerals and knowing what hard rock ore looks like in the districts where you prospect.
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