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February 2004 by Staff• "...large advances have been made in the field of micron gold recovery..."
• "I enjoy the technical information..."
We decided to check some spots that were pretty good to us on previous trips. The detector was deceptively simple with few buttons and auto-ground balance.
It has been claimed that the introduction of excess air to the assay furnace during sample fusion can materially increase the gold yield. Testimony by expert witnesses for the defense in recent federal hearings dealing with the dependability of the gold fire assay includes data purported to show this.
• Forest Service proposes next step in Agenda 21
• 9th Circuit deals blow to small miners
Several of the large banks are being investigated for illegal trading by the Department of Justice under the Trump administration, and some have already been indicted.
• Partial win for miners
• California suction dredging
• Feds continue to push for more public lands
• Idaho suction dredging
As usual, the decision process was extremely difficult, but we managed to pick our 10 winners.
• Careful of that first step...
• A visit from Bambi...
• Is that your final answer? Or would you like to phone a friend?...
• Speaking of millionaires...
• Anyone for sushi?...
The Bawl Mill • Buying or Investing in Mineral Properties • The Joy of Prospecting • Company Notes • Picks & Pans: Rattlesnakes in a Gold Camp • Old-Time Mining Geology Books • Ask the Experts: Recommended Reading—Part I • The Tangential Impulse Water Wheel in California Gold Mining History—Part I • Consider Adding Gold to Your Portfolio • US Files Charges Against Gold Refiner • Gold in Australia • Gold in Rotten Rock • Restoring the Rule of Law to US Mining • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices