Ask the Experts: Recommended Reading—Part I
February 2004 by StaffWe asked several writers and professionals to recommend their favorite books or publications that they thought would benefit prospectors and miners. Each recommendation is followed by a rating of beginner, intermediate, or advanced prospector or miner, or a rating of “general” (for all levels).
Buoyed by higher copper prices, Chino Mines is reopening its ore concentrator and hiring workers.
Q: Could you write more about the last two methods that you mentioned—the expanding chemical mixtures and the micro blasters, how and when to use them, and when not to use them?
Gary Tainter sold his herd of dairy cows two years ago to dig for gold, and so far his venture is paying off.
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Leon was leading the way as we hiked the trail out of North Canyon. Without any warning Leon leaped into the air. He had just spotted a big rattlesnake lying in the grass beside the trail.
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