Mining Expedition at Eagle Rock—Part I
May 2009 by David ShackletonWe spent the winter and spring months obtaining all of the prospecting and camping gear that would be needed to sustain the five of us for 14 days on the river.
Detecting Alone -- What to Look For
I figure there are a lot of new people out there who have the same question. I will try to give some answers that hopefully will give you more confidence in finding your own spots.
The Spanish Silver of Mowry
The Arizona mine and town that eventually became known as Mowry actually started with the discovery of a rich ledge of silver by either Spanish Jesuit priests or Spanish soldiers around 1736.
Endurance Is Golden
Feeling through the mud, I felt the weight and shape of what could only be gold. Throwing my hand in the water revealed a sixteen-gram nugget oozing with character.
Mining, Health Care & Taxes
Like it or not, the US Supreme Court has ruled and the so-called “Affordable Care Act” (ACA) is now the law of the land—and the Tax Code. What’s more, despite the promises of many politicians to repeal it, it may be around in some form for years to come.
The Value of Evidence
That prospecting effort you are about to spend your time on...is it worth your effort? If you are going to devote your time to it, you will need all the facts you can get.
High Sulfidation Epithermal Deposits
They tend to be big, coming in large to extremely large sizes. They can also be amazingly rich and produce huge amounts of very high-grade ore.
The Bawl Mill • Prospectors & Attorneys • Technology Opens Promise, Perils of Ocean Mining • Hot Ground or Large Deep Gold? • Finding Diamond Deposits With Your PC—Part II • Subscriber Locates Large Diamond at Arkansas Diamond Park • Silver City Prospecting Adventures • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Gold Pours Again at Jerritt Mine
Legislative and Regulatory Update • Allied Nevada Reactivates Hycroft Mine