Collector Reaches New Lows to Find Bottles
February 2000 by Associated PressNot everyone would admit to digging through old outhouse pits, but George Piasecki says it's all part of the game for a bottle collector.
Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
Oregon Requires Permit for Hand Sluicing
At the time of this writing the draft permit for dredging in Oregon, which may also include small-scale operations like hand sluicing or possibly even panning, was not available for public comment or review.
Finding Gold With Copper and Turquoise
The signs of copper, which the prospector most commonly sees in the field in outcrops and on the surface, are secondary minerals caused by the action of air and water on the original copper-bearing sulfides that were deposited deep...
Geobotany: Plants Associated With Mineral Deposits
Science has shown, over the past few centuries, that there is a direct correlation between certain plants and their geophysical surroundings.
BC Premier Heralds "Golden Decade" in Forestry and Mining
British Columbia is poised for a “golden decade” in forestry and mining, Premier Gordon Campbell says.
Highbanking for Gold
Pumps can be set up quite a distance away horizontally from the sluice, even hundreds of feet. It will work so long as there is sufficient water at the source where the pump is located. Vertical distance is more of a problem than horizontal distance; 30 to 40 feet is the maximum vertical climb for most pumps.
Guest Editorial—California "Special" Dredge Permits in Jeopardy
by Dennis J. Raff
Horseshoe Bar Action & Research (HBAR)
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