New Study of the Formation of Nuggets—Part II
January 2008 by Chris RalphLast month we took a look at the origins of coarse gold nuggets and the results of some new science about how they form. This new information pointed out that many nuggets once thought to be of secondary origin are formed under hot conditions...
It is with regret that we let our readers know about the passing of four respected members of the mining and prospecting community who have been lost in the past several months.
Have you ever wondered what it is going to take to stop the insanity of politicians and environmental groups from taking away our rights?
• Where would I find a map for the Western states on high silica sand deposits?
When doing your initial armchair research and selecting potential areas to explore, consider all the indicators, both natural and man-made.
The following was excerpted from a published decision of Interior Department Office of Hearings and Appeals
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The Journal Welcomes Chris Ralph as Associate Editor • The Bawl Mill • Global Hunter • Michigan DEQ Approves Upper Peninsula Mine • Let’s Go Crevicing for Gold • Mining Restrictions Lifted in Southwest Alaska • Silver Bonanza in the Sierra Madre: The Glorious Past of Batopilas—Conclusion • 2007 Annual Photo Contest Winners • Exploring La Trinidad Mine • There’s Still Gold In Oregon’s Umpqua River • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices