Germany Developing Gold Vending Machine
July 2009 by Associated PressIt’s a novel twist on the vending machine: in go the coins, out comes a nugget of gold.
Smugglers Causing Problems in South Africa
Rogue miners in South Africa are looting underground mines, sometimes traveling over one-thousand feet down to extract gold, reported Reuters and several other sources.
Sniping for Gold—The Next Best Thing to Dredging
I poked my head out of the water and said, “You won’t believe what I am going to show you!”
2005 California State Gold Panning Championships
Each year this annual event is staged to determine just who is the best of the best, and each year this event becomes larger. This time one hundred ninety contestants decided to prove just how good they were.
Placer Gold in Arizona
Arizona is better-known for copper than for gold, but there are a number of dry placers in the western and southern parts of the state. A prolonged drought at the time of this writing has made the placers the driest they have been in recorded history. A good gold panner can find colors in many gulches and benches, far more than those that have been described in reports.
The Tonopah Gold and Silver District
The discovery of the Tonopah District by Jim Butler in May, 1900, was by far the most important event of its time, just as the discovery of the Comstock was the most important event in the Nevada’s earlier history.
Gold Geochemistry: Where Does Gold Come From?
Prospectors often wonder why gold deposits in veins like it does. Why is one vein rich while another is barren, even though they are only a few hundred feet apart?
Special Editorial: Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Believes They Have the Evidence
The Legislative Update and Company Notes columns were pulled this issue to make room for this important, breaking news.
The Bawl Mill • The Suction Gold Dredging Fight Continues in California • Gold in the South Pass Greenstone Belt, Wyoming • Chinese Buy Out Australian Miners • Using a Winch to Work Smarter, Not Harder • The Forgotten Specimen—Part II • How to Complete Assessment Work and Claim Maintenance • More Tennessee Gold • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
Legislative and Regulatory Update • Melman on Gold & Silver