Gold Prospecting: For Better or Worse
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: How Curiosity Burst My Platinum Bubble
August 2020 by Bob Schall
What are they? They are too hard to be lead, and are not tarnished like silver should be.
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: The Disappearing Nuggets
Gold probably is one of the easiest things in the world to cheat an absentee owner out of. He would generally have no way of really knowing if a guy had found 3 nuggets or 30 nuggets on his claim.
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Man vs Paydirt
As I laid in my Jeep and tried to get some rest, I began to realize how tired I was. I felt like a little kid who walked around Disneyland for 12 hours with his parents.
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: In A Tight Spot
My right rib cage took the brunt of the blow from the fall, which left me feeling partially paralyzed and in immense pain.
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Cold Gold
Because waiting for spring seemed to be taking forever, my 15-year-old granddaughter Grace and I decided to pan for gold sooner. The thought was…even if we did not find any gold, we would set a new record for absurdity—gold panning in the coldest weather!
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Powerless
My brother Darryl and I had not had a prospecting adventure since January and we wanted to try out our new drywasher, so we decided to go for the weekend and check out some claims near Barstow…
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Tangling With A Desert Monster
It all occurred when Gus and I returned to a remote placer gold area where we had previously found really good gold. The problem was that it would take about an hour to walk through the desert to get to it.
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Stupid Is As Stupid Does
The temptation to enter the dark interiors beckoned to me before the day was finished but I resisted.
The Bawl Mill • Ask The Experts - Where can I obtain chemicals for flotation? • Ask The Experts - Can I get an update on your efforts in DC? • Ask The Experts - What equipment do I need to enter an old lode mine? • Hard Work Pays Off On Hard Rock • The Mysterious Telluride Minerals • Detecting: Getting Away From The Heat And Into The Gold • The Coolgardie Gold Mining Camp of Southern California • Prospecting for Copper—What to Look for on the Outcrop • Dredging Tips and Tricks: A Measure of Water Pump Efficiency • Hard Rock 101: Small-Scale Blasting • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
Legislative and Regulatory Update • PLP Update • Reminder: Annual Claim Filings Due