Fair and Balanced? If You Have the Cash
March 2004 by Scott HarnHave you ever wondered how misinformation about gold mining makes its way into the mainstream publications and news sources? Recently I stumbled across a “news” story that was pure rhetoric.
Ask The Experts
Can a metal detector be used to find limonitic gossan material?
Wealth Beyond Your Wildest Imagination
“Wealth beyond your wildest imagination.” Those were the words that were used to inform me of how much gold was in a paleo channel that exists beneath the present channel of the Similkameen River in the State of Washington; words that have echoed in my mind for the past sixteen years.
4 Keys to Successful Nugget Hunting
Lots of prospectors are trying out nugget detecting for the first time and finding out that it isn’t all that easy. In fact, in my opinion, metal detecting for nuggets is perhaps the most difficult form of prospecting that one can take on.
Where Should I Start?
Digging in the right spots will produce excellent results, like this group of nuggets taken by the author while metal detecting during the last few months. The biggest nugget is over an ounce.
Legislative and Regulatory Update
• Show of support needed for anti-EPA bills
• Arizona mining data now online
• California suction dredge hearings
• Update on Forest Service abuse in Washington
Our Readers Say
While researching this latest citation I was referred to Public Lands for the People (PLP) in California...
Melman on Gold & Silver
All in all, these spending proposals, combined with those already approved, could bring total spending for the current budget year to around $8 trillion—by far the highest level ever recorded in America’s history.
The Bawl Mill • Our Readers Say • Pocket Gold in Gneiss • Australian Prospector Detects 150-Ounce Nugget • The Tangential Impulse Water Wheel in California Gold Mining History—Part II • Picks & Pans: Dredging After The Flood • Mining Industry Enthusiastic About Prospects • Looking For Gold in All The Right Places • Fraser Institute Ranks Best Regions for Mining Investment • Ask the Experts: Recommended Reading—Part II • Red Lake, Ontario • Company Notes • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices