Mohave Mountain Placers, Arizona
January 2000 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDThere are literally hundreds of dry placer deposits in the Sonoran and Mohave Deserts of western Arizona. Many of these placer gold deposits are not described in any published books, bulletins, or reports, though placer gold enthusiasts know where...
Q: I would like to know the following on the metal nickel:
• Where is it mined?
• Why is the unit price so large—is this for a metric ton?
If you are a claimholder and your Mining District is in disarray, it’s time to join MMAC and get on board so your district can benefit from these changes as they are implemented.
A new preventative maintenance program utilizing environmentally friendly Vapor Corrosion Inhibitors (VCIs) is becoming a reality in major mining operations today.
A bill that would relax current standards on small mines has passed a House committee.
Joe Williams needs six trips with his faithful wheelbarrow to haul his "back-pack" dredge and camping supplies down into the South Yuba River canyon at the start of each dredging season. The nearest spot to leave his vehicle lies about four miles and, during the hot summers, a canteen of water away. Still, he's been doing it for about fifteen seasons since the 1970s.
Gatesville is not the only place to find easy public access for gold prospecting opportunities in Central Indiana.
Exploration companies are actively looking for properties with profitable potential, even if the ground was once cast off as too low in grade to be economically viable. This is especially true in states that are reasonably friendly toward...
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