February 2007 by Chris RalphEvery prospector has streaks of bum luck—times when you can’t seem to find much, if anything. This is less true for folks who dry wash or dredge, but electronic prospecting and detecting is especially prone to dry streaks. It’s just the nature of the beast.
There are good and bad ways to melt gold. In this article, we’ll take a look at the right way to melt gold without losing any of the valuable metal.
Your correspondent has been around quite a while on this globe of ours, but seldom have we ever seen a collection of calamities such as has occurred during this past ten months.
“Just feel the heft of it!” Those were the words that lit the fire that created a prospector. Before I tell you what took place, I have a desire to tell you when and where it took place.
• His self-worth has no value…without a password
• Very costly accusations
Since last year’s articles on explosives for mining, several people have asked for more information about becoming a licensed blaster.
“It is with great sadness that after more than 30 years in business in Pasedena, Cal-Gold will close its doors,”
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