Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
January 2002 by Staff
Knowing how to get the greatest depth performance out of your detector can be a handy thing, but it’s not an easy, simple matter.
• Vista Gold Corp
• Pan American Silver Corp
• Mountain Province Mining
• Roadless Rule
• Eastern Oregon miners forced out of water
• Colorado city pushes for more regulations
• Kensington project moves forward
The intention of this article is to summarize the highlights of the past 25 years which have led up to metal detecting for gold nuggets and to cover some basic information...
I love to dry wash old nugget patches found by detector operators, and I have found my fair share of gold dry washing those areas. I have also found a few nuggets using a detector on the bedrock exposed by dry washing the patches.
Establishing a gemstone mine, like any other mining operation, is a difficult proposition. This is especially true if you are starting out from scratch without loads of money to get the business going.
• Oregon proposes to stop mining in “scenic” waterways
• More news from Oregon
• Interior Department finally back online
• Alaska DNR departures
The Bawl Mill • Our Readers Say • NMFS Official Admits Bogus ESA Analyses • Glacial Gold in Ohio • Administration Officials Pledge to Work Closely With Miners • The Fort Knox Mine—1,200 Ounces a Day • Picks & Pans: Diamond Hunting in Wyoming • Aussie Gold—A Look at New South Wales • The Green Land-Grabbers: It's Not Just the Feds Who Are After Your Land • ICMJ's 11th Annual Photo Contest Results • A Rich Gold Strike at Scossa • Company Notes • 3809 Drawing Winners • Melman on Gold & Silver