August 2004 by Staff• Wheaton River Minerals
• Coeur d'Alene Mines Corp.
• Iamgold Corp.
• Golden Star Resources
• China Minmetals Corp.
• Noranda Inc.
• Golden Eagle International, Inc.
• Clifton Mining Company
• Nord Resources Corp.
We began investigating mining districts in Arizona and nearby states within the Basin and Range province. Just like I anticipated, there are many overlooked gold and copper deposits and anomalies.
The first requirement is permission from a land owner. This can be tricky and it’s always a bit nerve-racking to approach a stranger cold with such a request.
• Environmental solution becomes the problem
• How much money are you forfeiting?
• The unbearable snowman
Any detector specifically designed to respond to small gold will do. The best ones are the lightest ones with the smallest coils.
We have been concerned for some time about the growing roster of laws, rules and regulations under which the entire industrial complex must operate…
Any good miner can drift along a vein to find concentrations of gold if it is there, using good eyes and panning.
I had some success following this premise this summer, finding a few nuggets in places I think I overlooked in the past.
The Bawl Mill • Lawsuit to Challenge New Forest Service Regulations • Gold in Utah Laccoliths • Where Do I Begin? • Looking Back • Mine President Seeks Opinions From Peers • Over The Divide • Picks & Pans: Miner Finds Heart of Gold • Canadian Arrow Tries Different Approach • Greenstone • Experts Forecast Rising Prices for Gold, Silver • A Few Reminders About Fraud • Mining: Doing it Right the First Time • Prospectors & Treasure Hunters Find Gems • The Golden Highway—El Dorado County • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices