California State Gold Panning Championships
October 2011 by StaffThis was a tough task and it required really fast speed and perfect gold recovery, with 210 gold panners competing to advance.
• Critical minerals obtain national security status
• Idaho to take over EPA permitting
• Newmont Mining Corp.
• Norilsk Nickel
• Sterling Mining Company
One of the results of the dynamic metals prices in recent years has been an enormous increase in mining activity throughout the industry and few places have been impacted as greatly as Northern Ontario, Canada.
Basic Geology for the Independent Miner—Part II Recognizing and Understanding Rock Formations (Petrology)
Rocks are an aggregate formed from the accumulation of minerals. Minerals form under various conditions, and when the minerals come together in mass, they form rocks.
Over 7 million ounces of gold have been produced in the Klamath Mountains of northwestern California, 64% of which has been from placers.
• Big win by a California suction gold dredger
• Administration locks up another popular gold mining area
• BLM creates de facto wilderness without Congressional approval
The Bawl Mill • Legislative And Regulatory Update • Ask The Experts—Separating platinum from sands using bubbles • Ask The Experts—Extraction of micro gold from black sands • Ask The Experts—Difference between a Geiger counter and scintillator • Then and Now: Is Gold Really Money? • Gold, Quartz & Chalcedony—Part I • Prospecting Australia—Part I • Oregon Dredge Permit Litigation Update • Gold From Black Sand Tailings • The Fine Art of Panning Heavy Sands • The Golden Days of Julian, California • An Expensive Lesson • Judge Denies Request To Delay Michigan Mine • Melman on Gold & Silver