Mining Expedition at Eagle Rock—Part II
June 2009 by David ShackletonWe spent more time that first day moving rocks than we did sending material over the sluices. Even so, our cleanup was quite respectable for having only moved down to a depth of a couple feet.
How to go about the entire process of prospecting is a big question. The answer comes down to research and preparation.
You may have noticed that the Department of Interior’s (DOI) computers were disconnected for about 10 days during mid-March. The disconnected Internet service prevented miners and prospectors from accessing numerous online files, including all Bureau of Land Management websites and mining claim systems.
What better place to dredge for gold in the early 1970s than downhill from the largest gold mine in the US? Gold prices were rising, and it was a good time and place to shop for a prospect.
The National Academy of Sciences has taken a step toward reviewing a proposed cleanup plan in Idaho.
This article may not be as interesting as someone describing a big nugget find in Australia...but right now the biggest obstacle to mining is our government.
Heclas’s underground Lucky Friday Mine in Idaho is scheduled to reopen following a series of accidents, which included the death of two miners.
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- Sheriff’s office more than ready for emergencies...in the bathroom
- Saving money by not paying the bill
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