How to Find Gold in Hot Ground With A VLF Detector
April 2010 by Russ FordHe didn’t recognize what he was hearing, of course, but to my ear that bank was full of small gold.
The upper Susitna Goldfields, sometimes known as the Valdez Creek Mining District, are located 150 miles northeast of Anchorage off the Denali Highway in the Alaska Range. Though a small mining district, it was the “jewelry box” of the...
Roadless areas in 35 states would be affected under the plan.
Zinc is brittle and crystalline at ordinary temperatures, but when heated to between 110°C and 150°C it becomes ductile and malleable; it can then be rolled into sheets. The bluish-white metal is used principally for galvanizing iron, but also...
Outside of Butte, Montana, going north on I90, you’ll pass through a landscape where the old Anaconda mining company processed thousands of tons of ore twenty years ago. We meant to fish in the vicinity of this historic mining district though we knew it is a Federally classified Superfund site for reclamation now.
We know we lack critical minerals. We know the causes. We know the need. We have the knowledge we need right now. Why can’t we just take action and fix the problem?
There were many small gold placers found and worked in the deserts in the old days, which had then been pretty much forgotten about. We all tried to be the first to re-discover these spots.
A very good baseball hitter might get a hit roughly one time out of every three at-bats, but for prospectors often the results are much sparser and it may take many trips before the prospector hits a home run.
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