Over the Divide: John A. Miscovich
October 2014 by StaffMining “giant” John A. Miscovich died August 22, 2014, at the age of 96. He was the well-known inventor of the “Intelligiant” water cannon.
Some gems can potentially poison you, make you sterile and even make you forget who you are.
It is a gemstone, and yet it is also closely associated with many types of metal ores. It's valuable itself but often points toward other valuable minerals—that is certainly something prospectors want to know more about!
The gold is all for sale. Just one tiny coin alone could go for $1 million because of its combination of rarity and the history behind it...
Not all of these slides and debris flows will produce results, but if you search for these while prospecting in your gold producing areas, then you can increase your odds of finding new gold.
I regularly get inquiries along the line of: “Hey, I found this rock, and I think it might be gold ore. How can I tell?” Prospectors are always on the lookout for gold-bearing rocks that may be the source of any nearby placer gold.
In this second part on cobalt, I will take a look at the various types of cobalt deposits and how you can prospect for them. Who knows—perhaps the next big cobalt strike will be yours.
…some miners are doing exceptionally well… with a few obtaining amounts estimated in the millions of dollars.
The Bawl Mill • Ask the Experts • Ask the Experts • Ask the Experts • Ganes Creek After The Flood • Operation And Application Of Magnetometers • A Trip to Morgan-Monroe State Forest of Indiana • The Pedro Gold Dredge • Detecting Alone -- What to Look For • What Equipment Do I Need? • Why Did This Silver Mine Close? • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices