February 2010 by R.E. DivineI thought I’d try something totally different—a large area of small material tailings. After about an hour of digging and test panning we both had more gold than all the other digs combined.
Digital Tools—The PC and GPS
More and more miners and prospectors are using personal computers and Global Positioning System Satellite receivers to satisfy the needs of vocations or hobbies.
Robert Sanregret—Attorney at Law
Western Mining Council
National Association of Mining Districts
Mining Companies Competing for Labor
Brian Barclay makes a 275-mile commute across Colorado every week to work near this dusty little town, drawn by a natural gas boom that has added trucks, cranes and hundreds of people to the rocky landscape.
Mineralization, Ground Balance and Metal Detecting
The right ground balance setting for the conditions you are working is critical. If your detector isn’t set properly, you will lose depth of detection, sometimes to an extreme degree.
The Bawl Mill
• No end in sight to tax and spend
• Leadership or sinking ship?
The Bawl Mill
• Cell phone tax is un-appealing
• Awkwardly dressed
• Would Mother approve?
The Oquirrh Mountains, Utah
...we will visit three dormant mining districts that lie in the Oquirrh Range in Utah. Some major activity that transformed the lives of thousands of people occurred here from the mid 1860s to the late 1990s.
The Bawl Mill • Legislative and Regulatory Update • Mining Reform and Congress • Placer Mining in Canada's Yukon Territory • California's Rich Pocket Mines • The Significance of Boulders in Placer Deposits • Oregon Suction Gold Dredgers Score Big Win • Michigan Approves Nickel, Copper Mine • The History of Gold Mining in Sierra County • Mining Stock Quotes & Mineral and Metal Prices
Melman on Gold & Silver