Effectively Using a Detector and Drywasher for Placer Gold
January 2005 by Jim StraightA "How-To" method for small group sniping and reclaiming old placer areas.
Some calls from subscribers and advertisers over the past few months have prompted us to remind both buyers and sellers to be wary of fraudulent activity in the prospecting and mining industry.
...we packed up our two dredges and headed for our claim about an hour away on the South Fork of the Clearwater to dredge openly in opposition to the EPA.
When doing your initial armchair research and selecting potential areas to explore, consider all the indicators, both natural and man-made.
A farmer in northwestern Romania has dug up nearly 2,000 Polish, Hungarian and Turkish silver and gold coins dating back as far as the 15th century, an official said.
Not much has changed along the original stage road that runs easterly from an old schoolhouse northeast of Nogales into the Patagonia Mountains of southern Arizona. Marked on the maps as Duquesne Road, the route has been in use for over 130 years, climbing from the hot desert floor to an almost 6,000-foot elevation pass before dropping back down the eastern slope of the mountains to reach the old mining camps of Washington, Duquesne, and Lochiel.
The Bawl Mill • Convention Report • Interview with Congressman Gibbons on Mining Law Reform • The Art of Finding Coarse Gold Part II—Pocket Hunting for Residual Placers • Gold Canyon Resources Targets Gallium • Tucson Mountain Chaos • Picks & Pans: Auburn Ravine Gold • Suit Filed to Stop Mining in Northern California • Niobium and Tantalum • The Iola Mine Group, Montgomery County, North Carolina • Mining Companies Use Conservative Valuations • Company Notes • Accident at Robinson Mine Leaves Two Dead • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices