Guinea Africa: Gold, Ebola, and A Monkey Barbecue
November 2014 by Bryon TolleDoubters be informed, yes, there is gold in Africa—lots of gold—and all the good and bad that comes with it.
One of the greatest opportunities afforded to the citizens of our country is the right to stake and hold mining claims on federal lands. One doesn’t need to be a lawyer to stake mining claims, but a little bit of knowledge about mining claim laws can be helpful.
I remember in the couple of years after that 1997 flood, prospectors around California did very well, taking ounces of gold from places that had not yielded any gold for years before that.
Our theory was that a dredge would collect far more material in a shorter period of time, leaving us with ounces of gold every day.
There are many smaller old hard rock mines out there—more than you might think. There are some small hard rock properties that are even open to be claimed if one does the right amount of research to find them.
• Can I get advice on a hard rock property in Calaveras County, California?
There are currently three controlling agencies or entities over suction dredging in California—and you can make that four if the state legislature decides to further muddy the waters with additional legislation to block suction gold dredging in the state.
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 • Gemstones to Die For • The Dredge Report • Geobotany: Plants Associated With Mineral Deposits • The Hunt for Remote Canyon Gold • Why Did This Silver Mine Close? Pt II • A Golden Summer • California State and US National Panning Championships • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices