Picks & Pans: All That Glitters Pans Out Well!
August 2001 by Mary-Anne SmithArmed with my heavy bucket of gravel and, most importantly, my gold pan, I anxiously waded knee-deep into the mucky water. At the ready, the swish-swash splish-splash was all I heard as I hurriedly shook my gold pan, turfing out all the bigger bits of rock and clumps of mud. My clean clothes and even my face were soon splattered with mud in my race to pan as much gold in 20 minutes as my spindly arms would allow!
The first requirement for a successful mine operation is a market for the product, metallic or nonmetallic. The second requirement is to deliver a quality salable product...
The popularity of the new Discovery Channel series Bering Sea Gold has peaked interest in what gold resources are offshore of Nome, Alaska. The Cape Nome mining district is world famous...
• Skeletons in the closet
• Stop horsing around!
• Know your veggies!
Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and other officials urged international businesses to invest in the country’s mining industry after the Supreme Court cleared the way for foreigners to fully control mining operations in the country.
Well, by the time this issue hits the newsstands or your mailboxes, the New Year of 2013 will be upon us, and it seems worthwhile to take a look at important recent trends that are likely to extend into the coming twelve month period.
• Make your votes count
• Court tells Forest Service many access fees are illegal
• Kensington update
The Bawl Mill • Our Readers Say • The Public Process—Getting Involved and Making a Difference • Pacific Northwest Miners Request Help • USFS Roadless Comments Reopened • Flat-Fault Gold • Basic Drywashing Principles • Fields of Gold • De Beers Undergoes Overhaul • Gold in Michigan • Update on the West Mojave Desert Planning Area • 2001 Inductees to the National Mining Hall of Fame • Company Notes • The Spanish Silver of Mowry • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices