Bucket Dredged Boulder Gold
January 2010 by Tom LeftwichThe black sand was loaded with mercury from the river, but there wasn’t enough to pick up all the fines. We took out the amalgam and had to suction up the remaining fine gold.
• SREP appeals
• No decision yet in Karuk case
• Right to Access bill
• Do as I say, not as I do...
• A poor investment...
Higher gold prices have led to a doubling of mining claims in the past year in Oregon and Washington.
A while back I was given a very special opportunity to take my metal detector to one of the most famous gold mines in all of California, the Original Sixteen to One mine in Alleghany.
Winters are a great time to explore the hills in the area of the Middle Camp, Oro Fino and La Cholla placers on the southern flank of the Dome Rock Mountains.
• Who was that unmasked man?
• Run for the border...
• Finally, a bill worth passing!
The Bawl Mill • Legislative and Regulatory Update • Liberal Group Begins Push to Tax Mining in Nevada • Detecting the Swiftshore Mine • Prospecting for Rare Earth Metals • The Golden Surprise • University of Nevada Offers Online Mineral Processing Class • The Business of Mining—Tradeshow Deductions • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes & Mineral and Metal Prices