Bering Sea Gold—Part I
April 2012 by Jim HalloranThe popularity of the new Discovery Channel series Bering Sea Gold has peaked interest in what gold resources are offshore of Nome, Alaska. The Cape Nome mining district is world famous...
George was considering filling his dredge floats with closed-cell foam, ensuring that there would be no area available within each float for flooding.
I had a chance to visit the operation in person and talk with Neal. I was very impressed and I think our readers could learn a lot about building up a commercial placer operation from scratch…
When we last heard from Ernie, he was still in Honduras and we were anxiously waiting to hear how the set up and training went at the mine. It got a bit complicated after that.
There is reason to believe these stream valleys are still rich with gold, silver and copper.
Carbon, activated charcoal, or “char,” as some old timers refer to it, can be an assayer’s nightmare.
Historically, Montana has been an important gold producer, in terms of both lodes and placers, and it still produces gold for the prospector today.
After he excavates the ore down to bedrock, he goes over the bedrock with a metal detector to ensure he didn't leave any gold behind before he backfills the area.
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