Gold in Maine?
March 2003 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDMaine forms the northeast corner of the United States, with an area of over 55,000 square miles. Its population is about 1.2 million, with the forested interior being largely unpopulated. The northeast end of the Appalachian Trail is at Mt. Katahdin, which...
Mud Creek Placer Mine
Continued from last month...
The Mud Creek Placer Mine is a true quest. Previously we acknowledged the rich reserves contained in the ground near Candle, Alaska. Now the miners and equipment need to find their way there and start the operation.
A pediment is a broad, gently sloping erosion surface or plain of low relief that is often found in arid and semi-arid regions at the base of a receding mountain front. The example shown is from the Palo Verde Ranch 15-minute topographic quadrangle, southwest of Tucson, Arizona. This is one of the best examples the writer has ever seen.
Sampling for Success—Part I
All these decisions and more depend on the richness of a claim—something that is determined by sampling. But sampling isn’t cheap, and even collecting the samples can be more difficult than it appears on the surface.
GATA Launches Investigation into Gold Price Manipulation
Noted antitrusts and securities law firm specialist, Berger & Montague of Philadelphia, has been retained by the Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee (GATA) in order to assist in its investigation into the alleged manipulation of the gold market.
Melman on Gold & Silver
As we have noted through the years, perhaps the most direct, single influence on the future of gold and silver is their monetary opposite—currencies in general, the US Dollar in particular.
Crandon Mine Decision Still Years Away, Says State
Nicolet Minerals expected to be mining zinc and copper from an underground quarry in Wisconsin by now. Instead, a state review of the project is only 75 percent completed after seven years, a top state regulator said.
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Bumbling Through A Gold Bonanza
On about the fifth time across one of these slopes, and down near the little wash...bam! I found a nice chunk of rock, laced through with gold. Wow! How had I missed this?
The Bawl Mill • The Steeple Rock District, New Mexico • The Hunt for Diamonds, Nunavut, Canada • Famous Yuba River Dredge Sinks • Mud Creek Placer Mine Adventure • Junior Miners and Investors Gather in Canada • Picks & Pans: Dredging at Douglas Creek, Wyoming • Gold in Gossan • Company Notes • Gold Prospecting on the East Fork River, Alaska (Part III—Conclusion) • National Mining Hall of Fall and Museum Calls for Poetry • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Melman on Gold & Silver • Looking Back