In Pursuit of Gold and Silver in the Sierra Madres—Purchasing Land in Mexico
March 2007 by Mike LowenMy wife and I spent three years laying the groundwork to build a processing mill for gold, silver, lead and some zinc in the Sierra Madre Mountains of Northern Mexico, in the state of Sonora. In this installment, I describe how we purchased the land to build the new mill.
Q: I am looking for a “trommel machine” that doesn’t separate anything but clay slurry from rock hard clay.
The Piedmont region of Virginia contains many old gold mines and prospects, many of which are caved, overgrown, and difficult to find. Some mines have remained sporadically active up to the present time.
There are a number of Tertiary river channels in the area, most of which trend south-southwest. They tend to be steep, narrow, and rich with coarse gold.
Having spent 33 years prospecting off and on in this area, this writer has become very familiar with the region, its mines, the gold (hardrock and placer), wildlife, weather, topography, and history—it has been a friend to me.
How high can gold go? How best to hold it? Questions on gold investment answered.
In the meantime, I want to highlight some recent court cases won with the assistance of Public Lands for the People…
PDAC’s (Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada) annual convention held each spring in Toronto, Ontario, Canada is generally regarded as the largest and most impressive annual gathering of the mining industry in the world.
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