August 2000 by Staff• CoreMarkets.com
• Canyon Resources Corp.
• X-Cal Resources
• Homestake Mining Company
• Pan American Silver Corp.
Since 1986, I have spent the summer months camped out on a river, looking for gold. The summer of 2000 was no exception.
...a large number of these aspiring miners developing their operations seemed to have missed "Placer Mining 101" somewhere along the way.
It’s worthwhile for the prospector using a metal detector to know a little bit more about the association of iron and gold as well as how iron minerals affect your metal detector.
Q: [I have] fine gold in activated coconut shell carbon after treatment with a battery charger, battery and salt, from my deep wells. In the furnace, the carbon does not burn away to free the gold, but mixes worse than ever...
• Caught on camera...
• Taxpayers can’t go “cold turkey”
• Hurricane FEMA wipes out 1,800 homes
The Umpqua River, located in the heart of western Oregon, flows for several miles nearly alongside Interstate Highway Five.
How do sluicing and drywashing compare in effciency?
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