Bigger Is Not Always Better
October 2009 by R.E. DivineI stayed on the nozzle (about 25 pounds) and Dave moved rock. We worked the hole for two and a half days. Most of the time was spent moving overburden.
This last installment in the series will look at methods for finding and recovering coarse gold from alluvial (river and stream) placer environments. Unlike the residual and eluvial placers that we have considered previously, the force of flowing...
Eager to earn hard currency, isolated North Korea is trying to modernize its decrepit mining industry with foreign help.
…this being our January 2021 edition, we offer our forecasts for gold and silver during the coming year. Hint: I hope I am not being overly-optimistic.
- “Pensions before Honesty. Great slogan.”
- An untimely death…
- EPA declines to impose additional regulations and financial requirements on hardrock miners
- “Baffling” ruling in suction gold dredging court case
In 1877, a prospector named Ed Schieffelin discovered silver in “the middle of nowhere” and staked two claims: “Tumbstone” and “Graveyard.” Soon a town and mining district were organized and acquired the name “Tombstone” after making a spelling correction.
Then it appeared. A 64-inch rack on the giant moose silhouetted against the sun. Bernie had waited for the large creature to come out into the open. He raised his bolt action Remington .338, took aim, and pulled the trigger.
The Bawl Mill • PLP Files Lawsuit to Lift Ban on Suction Dredging • Legislative and Regulatory Update • Gold in the Rattlesnake Hills • The Tonopah Gold and Silver District • Possible Discovery Sparks New Klondike Gold Rush • Oregon Miner Challenges Forest Service’s Authority to Regulate Mining • Dredging Alternative: High Banking • The Fence • California State Gold Panning Championships • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
Melman on Gold & Silver