Journeys in the Kingman Quadrangle—Part III
October 2007 by Bill RichThe sun is teasing the horizon in the heart of the Mojave. Soon, the exciting nightlife will end as the lizards and desert rats return to their homes.
• Determining the amount of gold in a specimen
Designing my own dredge...
• Republican bill would reopen Grand Canyon withdrawal
• Obama recommends additional fees and taxes on miners
• When geologists and old-timers have conflicting views.
I had a chance to visit the operation in person and talk with Neal. I was very impressed and I think our readers could learn a lot about building up a commercial placer operation from scratch…
The holes were overloaded with explosives, but I didn’t know it. I was just a green mining engineer fresh out of school and told to watch as the experienced miners set the charge.
The Bawl Mill • Prospecting for Hardrock Platinum, Nickel & Copper Deposits • An Answer to Endangered Salmon? • Detecting in Australia's Etheridge Goldfield • Silver Bonanza in the Sierra Madre: The Glorious Past of Batopilas—Pt I • Another Successful Northwest Miners Rally • California State Gold Panning Championships September 1-2, 2007 • The Next Crisis For America • Melman on Gold & Silver • Barrick Offers $10 Million to Unlock Silver Ore • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices