Looking For Gold in All The Right Places
March 2004 by Orest ProtchLet’s assume you are an aspiring or amateur prospector and start this article with a question: What is the single most important piece of prospecting equipment that you should carry at all times in your car, truck or RV?
Gold & Silver of the Comstock Lode
There still remains some material in place along the lode that could be mined at high gold and silver prices.
Ask The Experts — How have fellow dredgers modified their dredges in order to retain fine gold?
Q: In the article by David Knowlen, “There’s Still Gold in the Umpqua River,” January 2008, the author stated that “most conventional dredges with normal angles of sluice setup do not retain this gold.”...
The Goldfield Mining District, Nevada—Part I
An example of some of this extraordinary ore was a lot of about four tons from the Florence mine during the last days of a lease that averaged over 300 ounces of gold per ton.
The Ball Mill
• This wasn't the UN makeover we were expecting
• Do you have more money than you really need?
• British tabloids "French roast" Chirac
• Reporter comes out of the closet
Update on MMAC & PLP
Public Lands for the People is working on a Miner's Bill of Rights with the support of several members of Congress.
Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
BLM Raises Location and Claim Fees
The Bureau of Land Management announced an increase in location filing fees and annual maintenance fees for unpatented mining claims, mill sites and tunnel sites.
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