CMA Conference Summary
July 2001 by Scott HarnI recently attended two out of three days of the California Mining Association’s Annual Conference in Monterey, California, and found it well worth my time.
Lately I’ve been having success utilizing two types of detectors in succession. The first is a pulse induction (PI) detector with a blanket-style antennae, and I follow it up with a very low frequency (VLF) detector.
Gold is a fairly widespread mineral in the Italian Alps and in the Northern Apennines. It is found both in primary mineralization and in past and recent floods.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said his government has decided to review and possibly cancel all mining concessions, and stop issuing new ones to foreign companies.
…as an academic argument, when mated to the appropriate engine, is the pump really moving water at the rate of 400 GPM?
Most of us know making a profit as a small-scale miner is difficult; however, sometimes we combine luck with a little skill and bring home a few ounces of the yellow stuff.
Light-colored volcanic tuff or tuffaceous sandstone often contains small amounts of uranium, enough to be detected with a sensitive radiation detector. Sometimes, the mass effect of the radiation is substantial.
...this county contained some of the richest placer ground found in all of California and still produces some pretty impressive finds to this day.
The Bawl Mill • Our Readers Say • Global Warming—The Press Gets it Wrong, Our Report Doesn't Support the Kyoto Treaty • Former Sunshine Miners Find Work in Montana • Uranium Deposits • Washington Gold & Fish Update • Prospecting for Diamonds: Is It a Diamond or Crystal Quartz? • Basic Information About Gold Detectors • Oil Seeps in Northern California • Diamond Dealer Prevails in Congo • Company Notes • Picks & Pans: The Gold Bullion Mine • Arizona's Border Silver Camps • The Stonewall Jackson Mine, San Diego County, California • Proposal Submitted for Lab at Homestake • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Melman on Gold & Silver