DEF Has Another Successful Year
September 2002 by Scott HarnA relaxing trip was long overdue. The deadlines associated with assembling a magazine each month tend to wear on you after awhile. I needed a break. Several organizers of Dredge Earth First were...
Most prospectors understand placer mining a lot better than hard rock mining and don’t realize the amount of work that goes into processing different types of hard rock ore.
The first pieces found were in a spot that most gold hunters would not even detect, right in the middle of a downslope meadow.
Everyone has heard of the golden beach at Nome, but Nome did not have the richest beach.
Shaker tables and jigs
• By the numbers
• Apparently Americans deserve more of the same...
In June 1893, a wiry Irish prospector by the name of Paddy Hannon was prospecting the harsh, dry country east of Coolgardie in Western Australia. It was country that could suck the moisture from a man’s body in days...
The 1994 Environmental Impact Report, along with additional information provided here, proves without a doubt that suction dredge miners contribute significant wealth to the economy of California.
The Bawl Mill • What's In A Name? • Our Readers Say • BLM Swindles War Hero Out of Gold Mine • Paleoplacers in the Black Hills • The River Runs Through It • Fellow Miner, Left for Dead, Needs Our Help • PGMs in California • Picks & Pans: The Professional Nuggetshooter • Company Notes • Gold in the First Pan • Looking Back • Cedros Island, Mexico • The Eagle and High Peak Mines of Julian, California • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices