Nevada Miners: Check Your Claim Markers
December 2011 by Scott HarnThe Nevada Senate introduced SB108 in 2009 to prohibit PVC piping utilized by miners to stake mining claims.
When everything is still dry, one of my favorite methods of prospecting is using a straw to blow out small cracks and crevices that dot the exposed bedrock along a stream.
It’s been seven years since Forrest Fenn announced the existence of the buried treasure, said to be worth nearly $2 million. It has prompted thousands to comb areas of New Mexico, Yellowstone National Park and elsewhere.
I recently found myself wondering what would be the ultimate prospecting adventure. What would be the most amazing thing if I had no restrictions or limitations?
It’s worthwhile for the prospector using a metal detector to know a little bit more about the association of iron and gold as well as how iron minerals affect your metal detector.
While the Water Board documented the selenium levels in fish and noted they exceed the levels of mercury, they have yet to acknowledge the numerous scientific studies that show selenium effectively neutralizes the effects of mercury.
The story began in a southern Arizona mountain range...
When you approach a location, even if you've been there before, you should consider all the factors and conditions present at the site. This includes both natural and man-made factors.
The Bawl Mill • Our Readers Say • Ask the Experts—Looking up mining claims on the Internet • Ask the Experts—Access to mining claim across private land • Ask the Experts—Best way to identify calaverite and sylvanite • Legislative and Regulatory Update • WSGS Releases New Geologic Maps • Prospecting on the North Yuba • Yesterday's Gold—Today's Mine • Where to Find Gold in Indiana • Prospecting Australia—Part III Anatomy of a Nugget Patch in Western Australia • Managers at Fault for Two Deaths at Meikle Mine • Cold Water Gold • River Dredging vs. Creek Dredging—Part I • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices