Idaho Silver Miners Come to Aid of Tsunami Victims
March 2005 by Paul BoringThe Bunker Hill Mine is doing its part to help tsunami victims by sending crates of bandages impregnated with silver to Indonesia.
The Importance of Prepping you Gold Detecting Spots
If you want to get better gold you will need to put your detector down for a while .
Platinum in Nevada
Platinum group metals (PGMs) have been noted at a few localities in Nevada, especially in Clark County. Unfortunately, some of these occurrences have been associated, in the past, with fraudulent schemes. The amount of PGMs found so far has not been enough for commercially important mining operations, but the mere fact that PGMs are present is worthy of note.
How to Stake Your Own Claim—Researching Mining Claims
Once you have determined that the land is locatable, the next step in the claim research process is to determine if the land has already been claimed by a previous locator.
Legislative and Regulatory Update
• Endangered Species Act update
• California Fish & Game tries yet another route to stop gold dredgers
Picks & Pans: Prospecting on Perry Creek
A couple of years ago Smokey Joe (Joe Parsons) and I partnered up on a placer claim on Perry Creek in southeastern British Columbia. This is one of the old gold creeks from the early days.
Melman on Gold & Silver
Boy, do we ever live interesting times! What other conclusion can we come to when the only real excitement on the whole scene is a kids' book and a TV series about a bunch of people acting in a manner to make the word "weird" seem respectable!
All About Native Silver
Some of the wire forms are strange and fantastic, with wires sticking out in twisted, seemingly random directions. Others have deformed crystals and all of them have significant value to collectors.
The Bawl Mill • $100 Million Lost on Faulty ESA Listing • Geologists Locate Giant Gemstones • Miner Wins Important Victory Against Forest Service • Philippines Asks Foreigners to Invest in Mining • The Art of Finding Coarse Gold Part IV—Recovery of Coarse Gold From Alluvial Placers • Healthy Interest at Recent Vancouver Conferences • Picks & Pans: In Search of a Vein: Looking for Hardrock in the Talkeetna Mountains • Researchers Trace History of Hope Diamond • The "Rip-Roaring" Flood That Washed Out Mazuma, Nevada • Looking Back • Resolution Copper Mine, Arizona • Company Notes • China Ups Investment in Foreign Minerals • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices