Let us help you recover valuable metals. 888-437-1187

Magazine

History & Geology

Indicator Minerals for Gold & Silver

In this article, we’re going to take a look at the minerals that contain gold and silver, and how you as a prospector can identify them in the field.

Online access required. Please .

Add a Comment

Additional articles that might interest you...

Flood Plain Gold Deposits—What Are They Really?


We just completed a trip to another river, and yes, there was definite movement and redistribution of gravels, and other prospectors have seen this as well.

Reno's 1872 Time Capsule Includes Gold Rush Lore


The Reno Masonic Lodge was built along the railroad tracks back when Ulysses S. Grant was president and shortly after the Comstock Lode of gold and silver was struck in Virginia City.

Strategic Metals—Part II


There are literally thousands of abandoned wasterock and ore dumps that dot the United States that could hold many tones of strategic metals.

Greenstone and Gold


Contacts, faults and zones of weak rock are all places that can act as a pipeline to convey gold-bearing fluids, leading to valuable deposits.

Gold Placers of the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska


The biggest obstacle is that like many streams on the Kenai Peninsula, high water during the summer months from snow melt and rain can make dredging nearly impossible. The best dredging is in the colder months of the year.

Placer Gold Deposits of New Mexico


While a large number of locations have yielded some placer gold, most of the state’s placer production has come from a few productive districts.

Unique Rare Earth Mine in Texas


Exploration for and prospecting in search of similar deposits should focus on rhyolite bodies located in fluorite-bearing areas.

Subscription Required:
The Bawl Mill   • Mining Claims—What to Know Before You File   • Prospecting Underground: Use Caution   • Small-Scale Concentrating and Recovery Methods   • 5th Circuit Ruling May Benefit Miners   • Mud Men: Pocket Miners of Southwest Oregon Part III   • Legislative and Regulatory Update   • Melman on Gold & Silver   • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices   • Silver Mining Returning to Texas

Free:
A New Look at Old Mines   • Proposed Regulations for California Suction Dredging

Advertisements

Garrett Electronics - trusted by real miners & prospectors!
Precious Metals Recovery plants and equipment
Fighting to keep public lands open to the public
Specializing in the processing of precious metal ores!
Watch prospecting shows on your computer right now
Free Online Sample Issue