Over The Divide: Charles Lewis Garrett
May 2015 by Staff
Bucket Line Dredges
For many years, mechanical mining in waterways was seen as an impossibility by miners, especially in the Western US. The few dredges that had been tried at various locations were generally built on designs similar to those that had been used in harbor excavation work, but it was found that they were...
The Long Road to Gold Point, Nevada
Apart from the hard rock mines, there are abundant gold-bearing placers, especially in the areas in and around Oriental Wash.
Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
Picks & Pans: Mining Tungsten Ore—A Case History
In 1977, when the price of tungsten hit one of its highs, three of us formed U.S. Western Mines to look for scheelite, the mineral ore of tungsten. Union Carbide Corporation was purchasing raw tungsten ore at...
How to Stake Your Own Claim—Researching Mining Claims
Once you have determined that the land is locatable, the next step in the claim research process is to determine if the land has already been claimed by a previous locator.
The Bawl Mill
• Can’t get no satisfaction...from the government
• Working for Uncle Sam...
The Bawl Mill • Ask The Experts • Ask The Experts • California's Mother Lode Quartz Veins • Key to Successful Prospecting: Confidence • What To Look For—And Look Out For—In A Placer Mineral Report • Additional Note on Bluff's Beach • Surface Indications Of Quartz Adularia Epithermal Deposits • Montana’s Rosetta Stone: Discovering Mines In The Treasure State • Perception of Mining vs. Reality • Partnering for Tax Savings • Piggin' for Gold • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Melman on Gold & Silver
Legislative and Regulatory Update • Update on MMAC & PLP