Drywashing and Detecting for Eluvial Placer Gold Research is the Key to Success—Part I
September 2005 by Jim StraightHow many of you remember hearing or reading the phrase, “only a small percentage of the earth’s recoverable gold has been found?” This more aptly applies to large mining corporations having the means to develop and run large...
In 1983, some of the ore yielded more than 2,500 ounces of gold within 30 feet of the surface. The shoot pinched to a narrow vein.
…the general investment community has turned away from mining shares over the past three years and moved whole-heartedly into conventional investments.
One such aim is to infiltrate the education system and thereby insure that our children and grandchildren become thoroughly indoctrinated with the environmental point of view.
Prospectors looking for the next Comstock Lode tried mining for silver in the Benton Hot Springs area in California in 1862. On a ridge southeast of the town, they found what they were looking for—rich hornsilver.
Throughout the colorful history of mining, reviews of old documents and stories have led to new mineral discoveries.
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