Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
January 2006 by Staff
Digging in the right spots will produce excellent results, like this group of nuggets taken by the author while metal detecting during the last few months. The biggest nugget is over an ounce.
One of the newest opportunities available to the individual prospector is the exchange of information over the Internet. A number of websites and forums dedicated to prospecting for gold have sprung up in recent years.
Thus far we have only briefly discussed the methods used by early miners to process auriferous desert gravels. However, old workings can be extremely productive places to search with a metal detector.
• Muzzle puzzle
• America’s loss is China’s gain
There are two separate issues threatening suction dredging in California.
Some media outlets have speculated the hoard of coins came from a theft at the old US Mint in San Francisco that was reported in 1901.
The Bawl Mill • Rent, Lease, or Own Your Equipment • Basic Geology for the Independent Miner—Part I Recognizing and Understanding Minerals • A Profitable Approach—Financing Mineral Exploration With Oil & Gas Projects • The Grubstake Gulch Placers, Alaska • The Lynx Creek Placers, Arizona • Gemstones in Wyoming—Part II • The Mexican Gold Belt • Melman on Gold & Silver • Looking Back