Ask The Experts: What is a Spanish needle?
July 2017 by Chris Ralph
Some fellow in Texas was selling a Spanish needle—a dousing device used to recover minerals in the old days. Do you know anything about these?
Sulfides and oxides—what's the difference between the two?
Buying a turquoise claim
How do sluicing and drywashing compare in effciency?
Viewing details on Google Earth
Q: I have a gold claim that the BLM just closed. Should I get compensation for the value of the claim?
Q: ...where would you recommend selling class rings and other scrap gold?
I have a highbanker, and I am considering adding a suction piece to make it a combo.
The Bawl Mill • Ask The Experts: Sulfides and fluxes • Legislative and Regulatory Update • Simple Rules of Gold Geology: Comparing Epithermal and Mesothermal Deposits • The "Madonna Nugget"—A Weekend Hunt to Remember • The Goldfield Mining District, Nevada—Part II • Sunset Sunbaker • A Prospecting Adventure in Mexico • Critical Minerals: Tungsten • Police Urge Author to End Treasure Hunt • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices