Guest Editorial—Exploiting Tragedy
November 2001 by Guest WriterWhile the world is focused on the war on terrorism, rumors persist that sinister forces inside the beltway are looking for ways to attach a train-load of pork to an emergency appropriations bill.
This year’s 2015 California State Gold Panning Championships were wild and hectic.
The story began in a southern Arizona mountain range...
We all love to see that first glimmer of gold when it peeks out from under the black sand in our pan, or feel the weight of a nugget in our scoop when we dig a good target. But sometimes things don’t go quite so smoothly.
• Excerpts from past issues
Treating ore with a plasma torch or shock waves?
I was well on my way in learning about gold prospecting after my successful adventure panning for gold at Coker Creek. It didn’t take me a whole lot of days of panning to decide I needed something better so I could...
The Bawl Mill • Our Readers Say • From the Editor • Placer Gold in Utah • President Bush: Put ANWR Drilling in Energy Bill • Aussie Gold • Picks & Pans: Working the Ol' Paystreak • High Country Dredging in Kaufman Creek, Colorado • How to Become a More Successful Nugget Detectorist—And Basic Information on Machines • Altar District's Golden Lure • The Manson Mine • California State Gold Panning Championship Results • Gold in Panama • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices