In Pursuit of Gold and Silver in the Sierra Madres—Establishing a Mining Company in Mexico
February 2007 by Mike LowenMy wife Ann and I moved three years ago to the Pueblo of Arivechi, Sonora, in order to be near the mining concessions we owned and to build a precious metals concentrating mill.
• California suction dredgers had better prepare for battle
As mentioned in last month’s column, California Assemblywoman Lois Wolk attached a rider to the pending budget bill. The rider calls for a new study (Environmental Impact Report) on the effects of suction gold dredging, funding for the study, and a two-year moratorium on suction dredging while the study is being completed.
Every machine has its own adjustments and settings, but one of the most important ways to increase the capabilities of whatever detector you own is through the use of accessory coils.
In 1997, I had been working a hard rock claim in Lone Valley, Nevada with two partners. It was a small seam about one to two inches wide that had free gold up to 9 ounces per ton.
• Reason for adits rather than shafts?
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