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February 2011 by Staff
Cerro Colorado Silver, Arizona
It was the first mine developed by Americans in the Cadsden Purchase of 1853. A number of small near-surface mines had been operated by Spaniards and Mexicans in the region prior to the arrival of Americans, going back as far as 1740.
Environmental Analysis Starts for Proposed Idaho Gold Mine
“We feel that we can clean up an area that has been abandoned after 100 years of mining,” Lyon said.
Prospecting for Gold in Baja California
It was one of those awkward situations as we walked, fatigued and too thirsty to speak a word.
Melman on Gold & Silver
All in all, these spending proposals, combined with those already approved, could bring total spending for the current budget year to around $8 trillion—by far the highest level ever recorded in America’s history.
Legislative and Regulatory Update
• Biden’s incoming administration has green agenda
• Habitat definition finalized
The Goldhill Mining District
Following the initial discovery of gold in North Carolina in 1799 on the Reed Plantation in Cabarrus County, gold was found in about 1842 in Rowan County at a locality that soon acquired the name Gold Hill.
How to Become a More Successful Nugget Detectorist—And Basic Information on Machines
The intention of this article is to summarize the highlights of the past 25 years which have led up to metal detecting for gold nuggets and to cover some basic information...
The Bawl Mill • The Basics of Crushing and Milling Operations • Ask The Experts—What minerals are magnetic? Can rare earth magnets capture platinum? • Ask The Experts—Jet nozzle or suction nozzle? Which is best for my highbanker? • Ask The Experts—Precious metals in water? • Rediscovering Placerville, California • Eastern Arizona: Gold and Base Metal Deposits—Part I • Over The Divide—Daryl J. Nelson • Legislative and Regulatory Update • Cyanide-Free Gold Separation • Mining Stock Quotes & Mineral and Metal Prices • Melman on Gold & Silver