In Pursuit of Gold & Silver in the Sierra Madres—The Tejeda Mines
April 2007 by Mike LowenOne of our claims, “concessions” in Spanish, lies atop a mountain approximately 15 miles Southwest of our Pueblo. It is reached by a dirt track that starts in Arivechi. We leave the Pueblo and drive up...
Rod Griffin and I have spent most of our free time looking for the hard-to-find diamonds, and have found ourselves involved with wildlife, obstacles, bad roads, streams, bogs, bulls—you name it.
The Australian government confirmed it was notified that a Shanghai court will try the four Rio employees including an Australian national.
We’ll call this prospector “Bill.” Bill found the nuggets pictured in a gully in Victoria’s Golden Triangle, where everyone had been detecting for more than twenty-five years. Many good nuggets were found in this gully over the years, and whenever...
• Doing less with more
• Indians win jackpot
• How did your governor do?
...it's very refreshing to hear that some of our youth will learn of the value of mining without all the environmental spin.
...most prospectors don't even think about the conductivity of minerals, but there are some that do conduct electricity to a certain degree, so metal detectors will respond to them.
• Can’t get no satisfaction...from the government
• Working for Uncle Sam...
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