Gold Prospecting in Alberta
July 2003 by Orest ProtchRumors, myths, legends, folklore and oral histories—all of these are part of the framework that make up the core belief systems of the elements of society that persist to this day to go in pursuit of illustrious gold.
This past four weeks saw a major shift in the scope of financial headlines. Where recent months have focused almost entirely on the “subprime” crisis and resultant credit problems, the US Dollar itself became the center of attention last month as it entered a period of severe decline against the Euro, Australian Dollar, British Pound, Swiss Franc and Canadian Dollar.
You keep all you find at Ganes, with weekly tallies kept for a loose competition that I find helps motivate me. I seriously try to find more nuggets than anyone else in a given week, and usually make it or close to it.
They worked their plan, bit by bit, and sure enough, after the blast, gold was detected… Over two pounds of beautiful crystalline gold was recovered in that stretch!
The first experience involved an overgrown gold mine operated during the 1880s. A razed mill adjoined the mine and could be glimpsed from the isolated public dirt road I was traveling.
For the past two years, miners in southwest Oregon have been bombarded by one attack on mining after another.
The Keystone district includes a group of mineralized shear zones and veins that are associated with the Keystone Quartz Diorite in the Medicine Bow Mountains of southwestern Wyoming. Gold production from this district is unknown, although some estimates suggest that 7,500 to more than 12,000 ounces were produced.
In this continuation of the Midwest gold series we are going to take a look at the states of Iowa, Missouri, and Kansas, look at possible locations within these states to find gold and talk about areas where gold has been found in the past.
The Bawl Mill • Our Readers Say • PLP Members Win Occupancy Case—Appeals Continue • Prospecting for Iron in Alaska • Gold Deposits in Skarn • Picks & Pans: Highbanking on the American River • Platinum Firm, Palladium to Remain Weak • Spencer Opal Deposits, Idaho • Company Notes • Hillside Placers • Elko Mining Expo a Success • National Mining Hall of Fame to Induct Six • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Melman on Gold & Silver • Looking Back