AZ Miners and Minerals Department Threatened with Elimination
March 1999 by StaffOnce again, the Arizona Department of Mines and Mineral Resources (ADMMR) is being threatened with elimination.
These are just a few tips and opinions of mine and this article is primarily intended for persons just starting to detect for gold and using a VLF detector.
While the current mine plans forecast an end of mining in about 2019, Bingham Canyons’ future remains bright. Company officials are looking at an expansion that, if approved, will extend the mine life until about 2036.
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Senator Richard Bryan (D-NV) is assuring gold producers in Nevada and around the world that Congress will block the Clinton administration's attempt to sell off international gold reserves to help some debt-laden poor countries.
During the 49’er gold rush, because of harsh winters and adverse river conditions, the working season could be restricted for a week or more at a time. Moreover, many of the “argonauts” (a term dating back to the adventures of the early Greek gold seekers in seeking the Golden Fleece), were unprepared both mentally and physically to meet the harsh conditions.
For those who rarely nuggetshoot, or are thinking about doing a little occasional nugget hunting, to buy a specialized gold detector may not be financially practical. Fortunately, a coin shooter with do-all capabilities, while it may not be as sensitive to sub-grain flakes, is satisfactory for many nugget hunting situations, especially if a smaller accessory coil is used.
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