Dectecting Alaskan Gold Nuggets
December 2002 by Ron WendtProbably the best friend known to the Alaskan nugget shooter is the bulldozer. The bulldozer can open up a lot of opportunity for the metal detecting prospector. Along creeks and valleys where bulldozers have torn up overburden and exposed the...
There was certainly no shortage of attention-grabbing headlines during the past month. First we had the successful initiation of a recall election in California, followed by enormous increases in the price of gasoline in the USA and Canada, then both nations suffered through the worst power blackout in decades, and finally we are witnessing what appears to be the unraveling of the “road map” to peace in the Middle East.
Last month was one of the most unusual in recent memory. For virtually an entire month, the news media was focused almost entirely with death and dying.
Oscar Espinoza considers himself an amateur gold prospector, but the gold nugget he recently found puts many seasoned prospectors to shame.
PLF scores another win for property rights
The Great Plains region, contrary to popular opinion, is not entirely flat. There are areas of low hills and badlands, and it is in such areas where gold has been found. The areas of interest range from 700 to 3,000 feet in elevation, with annual precipitation ranging from 15 to 40 inches, in the form of summer thunderstorms and winter snow.
So you want to do some gold mining in Mexico. What do you need, where do you go, how do you begin? You begin before you even cross the border.
Mergers and acquisitions continue at a record pace in 2006 as companies attempt to replace dwindling reserves. Mining companies find that it is more expedient to purchase additional reserves by acquisition than to spend time and money for exploration and startup, even more so when their stock prices are much higher as compared to recent years.
The Bawl Mill • Original Sixteen-to-One Mine Fights On • Solar-Powered Placer Sampling Equipment • Working the Belmont Mine—1953 (Part 3—Conclusion) • Company Notes • Picks & Pans: Gold and Bears • Gold in North Dakota • The North Star Mine • The Ancient History of Gold • Columbians Continue Search for Emeralds • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Melman on Gold & Silver