Growing Pains of the Learning Curve
January 2009 by Jonathan PorterWe would all love to think that gold was as easy to find as the grinning guy in the glossy brochure makes it seem; after all, those nuggets are just laying around (on top of the ground in some cases) just waiting to be picked up by whomever wishes to make the effort. So why does it sometimes seem so hard?
Gold mining is garnering national attention as the economy slows and more Americans look for a way to make ends meet.
Polymetallic skarn deposits are an interesting class of deposits that can contain a number of different types of metals.
The Forest Service has been busy lately, promulgating rules and regulations that will negatively impact small miners and prospectors. Public Lands for the People (PLP) is taking action to put a stop to it.
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 • A Word From the Editor • Reading A River: Finding The Paystreaks—Part II • Placer Gold in the Ortiz Mountains • Miners Discuss Struggles at NWMA • Ask The Experts—Where to Take Sulfide Ore for Processing • Ask The Experts—Where Would The Most Gold Tend To Be In This Deposit? • East Coast Dredger Heads West - Part I • Stillwater At Half Speed • Elko County Has Highest State Median Income • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Pebble Deposit Reveals Mineral Potential