October 2002 by Staff• Great Quest Metals Ltd
• Fronteer Development Group
• Vista Gold Corp.
• NovaGold Resources
There are literally hundreds of dry placer deposits in the Sonoran and Mohave Deserts of western Arizona. Many of these placer gold deposits are not described in any published books, bulletins, or reports, though placer gold enthusiasts know where...
Detecting is not very complicated and the rewards can be tremendous. The difference between success and fruitless toiling can be remedied by a few small adjustments and a whole lot of perseverance.
- Zinke leaving office
- Property rights triumph over critical habitat says Supreme Court
- Water of the United States
• Oregon dredging bill defeated
• California bill would exempt dredgers from permitting
• Possible ESA listing
• Washington State tries to impose more fees on miners
Six sticks of dynamite had been found in the glove compartment of an abandoned car back in 1972. This started an investigation by every level of law enforcement, including the federal government, in the Silver City, New Mexico area.
Superintendent Tom Phillips soon returned to the mines with fellow worker Thomas J. Findlay, and began repair work. Phillips had already determined that the machinery had been operated at various times by armed forces...
- Imitation is the sincerest form of...theft
- SF hands out more needles than report cards
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