ICMJ Honored As Prospecting Magazine of the Year
July 2019 by Staff
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Becoming a Successful Detectorist
During my adventures I’ve learned a few key best practices that help me to consistently find gold nuggets with my detectors. You can apply many of these best practices to any type of prospecting. These best practices are really common sense; however, they are easy to neglect.
Ask the Experts
Gold in Minnesota?
Feds Challenge North Idaho Mining Claims
Fishing, camping and the protection of American Indian artifacts along a 30-mile section of the North Fork of the Clearwater River outweigh the desire of placer miners to search for gold, an attorney representing the US Forest Service said.
The Bawl Mill
• Reality show or reality?
• Big brother pays well...
• "Less is more" is really less
Epithermal Gold and Silver Deposits
Epithermal deposits form in the ground at shallow depths. They are popular with prospectors because can yield very rich deposits and they are widespread in the Western US.
I used to hunt and fish all the time. Since discovering nugget-shooting three years ago, I haven't wet a hook or even looked at a hunting proclamation.
The Bawl Mill • Ask The Experts - Diamonds in the Mother Lode? • Ask The Experts - How do I set up my shaker table? • Ask The Experts - Does silicone rubber make a good sluice mat? • Ask The Experts - Conflicting assays for platinum group elements • Get Boots On The Ground For Patch Hunting • Lessons Learned From Geologists • Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Man vs Paydirt • Mohave County, Arizona: The Oatman/San Francisco Mining District • The Sunbaker • A Golden Vacation • Mining Company Pays Millions for Gold Dug From Mine Dumps • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
Legislative and Regulatory Update • PLP Update • Mining Organizations Unite To Petition For Rule Change