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...
While the bullion value of the nugget is already substantial, the size and rarity of the Ausrox Nugget combine to make its worth invaluable in the collector market.
Copper is a critically important metal that we need to run our modern electronic society, and the long term outlook for this metal is for a steady increase in price.
When you think about the extremes to which a miner will go to get a little gold, it occurred to me beach gold could be "easy pickings."
If developed with metal detecting in mind, this virgin ground could be a bonanza for nugget hunting.
...as a holder of contrarian points of view, I am somewhat delighted to see the recent enormous surge in published negative commentaries regarding gold's future.
Once again we'd like to thank the many participants in our annual photo contest. Picking our favorite ten photos is never an easy task, as there were so many great photos from which to choose.
This was “pocket” country. All around were “pockets” that had been hand dug by old and new miners.
The Bawl Mill • Ask the Experts—How do I remove gold from black sands? • Ask the Experts—How did the bill to address RS 2477 pan out? • Ask the Experts—How can I separate gold from carbon? • Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (P.L. 90-542, as Amended) • Platinum Placers and Nuggets • The Business of Mining—Family Mining Business Tax Savings • Successful Nugget Hunting • Oregon Miners Update • The Prevleator • Mining Boom Is Back In Northern Nevada • Lease Issued For Potential Mine Near Mount St. Helens • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices