Geobotany: Plants Associated With Mineral Deposits
November 2014 by Alex DolbeareScience has shown, over the past few centuries, that there is a direct correlation between certain plants and their geophysical surroundings.
Please note that new mining claims filed on or after September 1, 2019, will be subject to the new fee schedule.
We spent the morning in a meeting with one of the higher-ups at the US Forest Service. I presented him with 412 complaints received from our readers, along with a summary of the complaints to make his job easier.
Every year I go through this and every year it becomes more difficult to find new territory that is available for us to prospect. Is there anywhere that hasn’t been worked?
Oscar Espinoza considers himself an amateur gold prospector, but the gold nugget he recently found puts many seasoned prospectors to shame.
So why would a modern-day prospector want to learn about a method of mining that was banned by the courts more than a century ago?
In some areas these channels were thousands of feet wide, and just figuring out where you are in some of these diggings is a challenge.
Not all of these slides and debris flows will produce results, but if you search for these while prospecting in your gold producing areas, then you can increase your odds of finding new gold.
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