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July 2001 by Staff“...I appreciate the details on the economics of the operation.”
Improper sampling techniques lead to more avoidable heartache than almost anything else in micro mining.
The fact that mineral deposits can contribute specific types of heavy minerals is why the analysis of the heavy mineral concentrates in the streams of an area can be an important prospecting technique for finding undiscovered mineral deposits.
• California dredging update
• On a related issue, SB 233
• EPA and greenhouse gases
Q: I live near the Gold Basin area of Arizona. What detector will go deep and be easier to use for small gold? I need some help.
Not being a psychiatrist, this writer is not aware of the specific term for a condition laymen refer to as “split personality.” However, whatever that term might be, it would be wholly appropriate for the news background during the past month. We were first subjected to one news story after another that suggested that our economic world was on a truly shaky foundation—and then, suddenly, we were “blessed” with a barrage of positive developments.
When you think about the extremes to which a miner will go to get a little gold, it occurred to me beach gold could be "easy pickings."
Many of the calls and letters I have received from our readers lately have expressed frustration and outright anger at the Clinton Administration.
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