Picks & Pans: An Exciting Hobby
January 2001 by Charles L. ButlerThe year was 1946, the war was over, and we three brothers were working for Douglas Aircraft, in Santa Monica, California. Jim and I had returned to jobs we held before entering the Navy and George was a “new hire,” having just finished a four-year hitch as a Navy Flight Crewman.
Some ask if a prospector can collect an entire ounce in a day. It is possible; I’ve done it before.
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Golden Eagle International announced is reached an agreement with Queenstake Resources back on October 14, 2008, to reopen the Jerritt Canyon mill north of Elko, Nevada.
Some creeks have nuggets, while others, particulary the rivers, nothing but fine gold.
Market for scheelite concentrates?
A matter of some serious concern has developed in the relationship between the prices for gold and silver and the performance of mining share averages.
The Bawl Mill • Over the Divide • Our Readers Say • Special Editorial: Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Believes They Have the Evidence • World Gold Council News • Metal Detecting Within the Cordillera for Gold Placers Associated With Tertiary Epithermal Ore Deposits • Prospecting for Silver With a Geiger Counter • The Furnace Atmosphere During the Fire Assay • The Hanging Tree • Gold in Chihuahua, Mexico • ICMJ 10th Annual Photo Contest Results • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back