Mining Gold Near Elk Creek, Oregon
February 2009 by Scott HarnEd Bechtel got the gold bug rather recently. In 1999, he was introduced to prospecting by his brother-in-law. Ed joined the Washington Prospectors Mining Association, a local prospecting club, and attended a few gold shows. It was through a gold...
Attractive geology does not guarantee mining investment if a region’s policies are bad, say mining executives surveyed in the seventh Annual Survey of Mining Companies released by The Fraser Institute.
It also happens sometimes that glaciers will bury valuable placer deposits. This occurs when the glacier goes over the top of an existing placer deposit.
This is the first of a series of articles outlining prospecting in Australia for the visiting small prospector or miner. Whether you are just coming out for a holiday, stopping for a few months, or moving here permanently...
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Every miner has encountered rattlesnakes in his work, and some may have been bitten. The writer has never been bitten, but has worked with people who have been. It is not a pleasant experience.
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