Ask The Experts—Where to Take Sulfide Ore for Processing
January 2009 by Chris Ralph
...rising inflation has been perhaps the greatest single positive influence during past golden bull markets, and the fires of inflation, particularly those driven by rising food prices, do appear to be glowing ever brighter.
Part of the good thing about this spot is that it is not that far from my home in the famous Virginia City mining district. Not everyone knows this, but the first discoveries around that area were gold placers.
Doug told me that there had been a 100-year flood that took place in October of 2013 and it washed out part of the mile-long landing strip. It also washed a large, wide gully down below and above the camp.
Gold—a very elusive, heavy, yellow, metallic element—is coveted by man and not easily given up by Mother Nature. This is a story of a group of friends—old, new, and some I hadn’t met before this trip. We embarked on a journey in search of that yellow metal.
Follow the chain of letters between everyday prospectors Robert and Lesa Barton of Oregon and Deputy Regional Forester Linda Goodman.
The Bawl Mill • A Word From the Editor • Reading A River: Finding The Paystreaks—Part II • Placer Gold in the Ortiz Mountains • Miners Discuss Struggles at NWMA • Ask The Experts—Where Would The Most Gold Tend To Be In This Deposit? • East Coast Dredger Heads West - Part I • Growing Pains of the Learning Curve • Stillwater At Half Speed • Elko County Has Highest State Median Income • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Pebble Deposit Reveals Mineral Potential