How to Get Started as a Gold Prospector
February 2008 by Chris RalphThe surging price of gold is attracting a whole new generation of prospectors who are looking to find a bit of natural gold out in the hills. It’s certainly a lot different than it was six or eight years ago when gold was stuck below $300 per ounce.
The following “clues” describing “hard rock gold ores,” while not 100% dependable, certainly will give gold prospectors an advantage:
The gold from 80 years ago still holds all of its value—it’s the Dollar that has been damaged.
The state of Washington may have undiscovered oil and gas resources, especially since drilling to date has been clustered in just a few areas.
Some gems can potentially poison you, make you sterile and even make you forget who you are.
Confluences of placer streams are well known as concentration sites for heavy minerals. The basic reason is that...
The Legislative Update and Company Notes columns were pulled this issue to make room for this important, breaking news.
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The Bawl Mill • Gold Deposits of North Carolina • Turning Waste Rock Into Profit • Dredging the Mokelumne • Sunshine Mine is Up and Running Again • Gold at Ponderosa • The Juneau Goldfields • Wham Hill • Golden Sunlight Seeks Expansion • Washington Gold & Fish Regulations Update • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices