Ask the Experts: Silent partners and mining—is it worth the risk?
January 2014 by Chris Ralph
Gold discoveries in the Montana territories sparked a frantic stampede to these bonanza destinations in the early 1860s. Hughes Creek is located in Ravalli County, which is located in western Montana, and the gold here is...
I knew the nuggets got into the nugget patch somehow, I just had to figure out how and from what direction they came.
Before I tell you what dredging backwards is, I’ll tell you why my team and I decided to give this very unconventional dredging method a try.
The problems of the submersible dredge tube are addressed by the subsurface dredge, where the enclosed sluice recovery tube is suspended from a flotation assembly...
I’d start the day by crawling out of my dome tent, cooking up some Spam and eggs, and heating water for instant coffee on the Coleman stove.
Since last year’s articles on explosives for mining, several people have asked for more information about becoming a licensed blaster.
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