Investors Take a Shine to Platinum, Palladium
May 2010 by Associated PressMove over gold and make way for platinum and palladium. Investors are taking a shine to these lesser-known precious metals as their prices rise.
My year in Australia was almost up and playtime was over. Immigration had pulled the plug and it was time to head back to the States.
Old mine workings and tailing piles can represent opportunities on many levels, from the chance to simply find a nugget on up to the commercial reworking of the old tailings for profit.
Mike was...featured on our November 2013 cover after he achieved his dream of recovering several huge nuggets...
From the mid-1850s and even into the early 1900s, Northern Sierra County boomed with mining activity. This area was flooded with miners, establishing such towns as LaPorte, Gibsonville, Spanish Flat, Whisky Diggings...
• BLM to raise fees again
• Roadless Rule stands
• Suit filed over dredging restrictions in Washington State
• NWMA lends support
• California suction gold dredging lawsuits progressing
With all of the erosion patterns wearing away the channels down into the North Fork of the Middle Fork, we assumed placer gold was still available in the river. The question became: How do we get down the 1,600-foot elevation drop to reach the river?
• Regarding US vs. Steve Hicks
• More on the Ortiz Mountains of New Mexico
The Bawl Mill • Legislative and Regulatory Update • Ask The Experts: How to handle gold in cyanide; how to sample a platinum deposit • Prospecting for Hardrock Gold - "Eureka!" (Part III) • Gold Prospecting in Maine - Part II • American Manganese • Detecting for Gold in Australia • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes & Mineral and Metal Prices