Our Readers Say
October 2012 by StaffPersonal letters from our readers.....
The world received a sad reminder of just how dangerous and threatening terrorism has become as more than three hundred people—most of them children—died when Russian troops and police stormed a school that had been taken over by terrorist rebels from the breakaway province of Chechnya in the Russian city of Beslan. This act was followed almost immediately by the bombing of the Australian Embassy in Indonesia with nine dead in that attack. And, if mankind’s craziness wasn’t enough...
Some calls from subscribers and advertisers over the past few months have prompted us to remind both buyers and sellers to be wary of fraudulent activity in the prospecting and mining industry.
PLP is also looking toward meeting with the incoming chair of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and it appears it will be Senator Barrasso (R-Wyoming).
- Residents put on hold for frogs
- I’d like to buy a vowel please…
Rich placer gold deposits were found in the Klondike district of Yukon in 1896, and a wild gold rush ensued. The district is east and southeast of Dawson (pop. 1,300), mostly along Bonanza and Hunker Creeks, and their tributaries.
Here we examine where and why placers are found in glaciated landscapes from the Ice Ages.
This fine gold that is so common is probably the most notorious for eluding our riffles and mattings.
The Bawl Mill • Ask the Experts • Ask the Experts • Cold Alaskan Gold—Part II • Dredging Backwards? • Tips for Detecting Old Hydraulic Pits • The Verde Copper-Gold-Silver-Zinc District, Jerome, Arizona • Recluse Died with $7 Million in Gold • California State and US National Panning Championships • A Data Miner Builds A Power Sluice • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices