East Coast Prospecting Challenges
August 2009 by David ShackletonThere is one gold prospecting requirement... that remains a steeper challenge to prospectors in certain portions of the United States.
Q: Is there an Internet source ... that one can access to review which claims and at which location are the claims that BLM administrators close each year?
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The University of Nevada, Reno, and the Department of Mining Engineering at the Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering, have teamed up to provide an online course in mineral processing.
Once again last month the world seemed to be tottering uncertainly on the precipice of whether to continue with some manner of austerity in order to begin restoring government balance sheets to some semblance of fiscal conservatism or whether to openly return to the previous eras of wide-open stimulation via debt, deficits and unlimited money creation.
I've received a few letters over the past year regarding assays and assayers. Most wanted to know how to tell the good ones from the bad. You'll find most of these questions answered by Ralph Pray in his article, "Fake Assays and Assayers," in this month's issue.
So let’s dive in and see what I can do to convince you that this is the year you should be out staking your own claims.
Lately I’ve been having success utilizing two types of detectors in succession. The first is a pulse induction (PI) detector with a blanket-style antennae, and I follow it up with a very low frequency (VLF) detector.
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