October 2004 by Staff• Washington Group Int'l
• Robinson Nevada Mining Co.
• Little Squaw Gold Mining Co.
• Newmont Mining Corp.
• Compania de Minas Buenaventura
The year was 1956. The place was a silver mine in Silverado Canyon, California. To familiarize you with the area, Silverado Canyon is located in Southern California near El Toro Marine Base, which is located near Majeska Peak.
Australians have told me that emus, being very curious, will pick up and swallow anything shiny or unusual. They say aborigines will kick and pick apart any emu poop they see to check them out for nuggets.
That is one of the problems with much of the so-called objective information we regularly receive—it is so tinged with partisanship that much of it can barely be believed...
His small business managed to pump millions of dollars over the years into the California economy.
Placer deposits are the focus of many small-scale prospectors, as they can be worked with comparatively inexpensive equipment. In this conclusion of a six-part series, we will take a look at the geology and formation of placer deposits...
I wanted to become part of the romance of Colorado—to become part of the romance of mining in those majestic mountains. The path ahead of me was much rougher than I anticipated.
The Bawl Mill • Update: Forest Service Interim Rule • VMS Deposits in Central Arizona • The Guyana Highlands • Prospecting with a VLF-Type Gold Detector • Freegold Ventures' Golden Summit Project • Picks & Pans: Working the Crevices • Molybdenum • 2004 California State Gold Panning Championships • Why Environmental Groups Prefer Kerry • The French Mines of El Boleo • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices