November 2005 by Staff• Inco, Ltd.
• Falconbridge, Ltd.
• Pathfinder Resources, Ltd.
• Diamonds North Resources, Ltd.
• Newmont Mining
• Couer Alaska
Northwest Miners Rally a Success
This year’s rally worked extremely well with over twenty exhibitors and four seminars on various aspects of mining running throughout, as well as active river demonstrations of equipment. The hands-on approach, allowing people to try the suction dredges and power sluices, recovered well-distributed fine gold.
The Mineral Range Districts of Utah
Most of the commercial mineral deposits are on the south and southwest part of the range between Minersville and Milford, though small amounts of gold and silver have also been found in iron-rich outcrops in the basalt to the south of Milford.
The Bawl Mill
- He made quite a splash
- Even the Pony Express was faster than this!
- They say it’s “snot” a joke…
Detecting in the Outback
I have always enjoyed finding things. As a kid and up through college I searched for arrowheads, rocks and fossils. One day I saw an ad for a metal detector in a magazine, and a week later I was digging up everyone’s yard...
Picks & Pans: Working the Ol' Paystreak
The bright yellow nugget caught my eye as I pulled the astroturf down the sluice box into the large plastic tub. I grabbed it from the mat, pretty much in shock because of its size.
Ask the Experts
Relationship between limestone and gold
12-Year-Old Unearths Large Diamond
It is the eighth largest brown diamond to be found and certified by park staff.
The Bawl Mill • The Price of Gold—Where It’s Headed and Why • Mining Companies Competing for Labor • Sam, the Tenderfoot Prospector • Placer Gold in Russia • The Rampart Goldfields, Alaska • Tales of California Gold Discoveries 3rd in a Series—Bloody Nick The Miner • Miners Rally Successful • Venezuela’s Chavez Halts Mining Projects • Metal-Mineral Identification Utilizing a Detector • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver • Montana Lawmakers Want Economic Review of New Mining Rule