History & Geology
Detecting for Gold in Australia—The Kimberley Trip
December 2010 by Jonathan PorterThe hair stood up on the back of my neck when I saw this, especially the nice patches of wash in the bottoms of the gullies, a sure sign of an auriferous source being nearby.
How Rich Must My Ore Be?
How rich does a hard rock ore have to be for it to be worthwhile to process and extract the gold?
Confluences of placer streams are well known as concentration sites for heavy minerals. The basic reason is that...
Gold Placers in Italy
Gold is a fairly widespread mineral in the Italian Alps and in the Northern Apennines. It is found both in primary mineralization and in past and recent floods.
Gold and Silver Deposits of Bodie, California
Bodie, California, in its heyday, was once rumored to be one of the roughest and most lawless towns in the American West.
Eastern Arizona: Gold and Base Metal Deposits—Part I
Arizona is well-known for its copper-gold porphyries and massive base metal-gold sulfide deposits such that primary gold deposits in the state are often overshadowed.
Crystallized Gold Mines of California
Gold specimens that include visible crystal formations are among the rarest, most attractive and most valuable forms of gold to be found.
SS Central America Gives Up Millions in Gold Rush Era Gold
A treasure-seeking young man whose name will forever remain anonymous made the months-long journey either over land or by sailing ship to California after word spread about the gold strike in 1849.
The Bawl Mill • Ask The Experts—Iridium • Ask The Experts—Highbanker legal in CA?; Best place to sell raw gold? • Ask The Experts—Using classifiers • So, Where's The Gold?—Finding Gold Detectors Miss • The Oregon Claim • Forest Service v. Michael & Linda Backlund • Highbanking on the Feather River • CFTC Finds Evidence of Silver Market Manipulation • Gold in Arizona • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
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