Metal Detecting for Gold Within Andesite and Basaltic Volcanic Mining Districts
May 2006 by Jim StraightAndesites and basalts are the most common volcanic rocks in the North American Cordillera. The andesites originated within the earth’s continental crust, while the basalts originated within the mantle. According to the Plate Tectonic theory...
Even though there has recently been a decline in the prices for most of the precious metals, an increasing number of amateur prospectors are still finding that prospecting for precious metals is an exciting, enjoyable, and sometimes profitable occupation.
It was round and I thought it was a dirty piece of lead shot, but after feeling the weight and giving it a spit-cleaning I knew I had one! Small as the nugget was, I felt happy and gratified for my little success
The first step to finding the right tax professional requires an inventory of what you and your prospecting or mining operation actually need in the way of services and advice and, most importantly, how much you can afford to pay for that advice or service.
Most of the mining opposition today is centered around the small-scale miner. These miners number in the thousands and come from every walk of life.
Ore processing in California?
- November elections
- Anti-mining ballot initiative rejected in Montana
• More roadblocks to dredging in California
• Two Oregon Sheriffs challenge Forest Service authority
• Gold is money
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