Picks & Pans: Auburn Ravine Gold
January 2005 by Paul GieseThe high early spring runoff was in full force this late February 2004 day, lapping midway up the floodwall. As my good friend, and mining partner, Eric Johnson and I stood there watching the stream rush by behind his cabin, we wondered aloud what...
There is one gold prospecting requirement... that remains a steeper challenge to prospectors in certain portions of the United States.
Anyone who thinks that investing in, or writing about junior mining shares is easy hasn’t lived through the last month! What we have seen is a virtually endless parade of dynamic and frequently contradictory events. Here are just a few that have occurred in the past thirty days.
This time we took the detectors. Roger had worked that spot very well and wanted to see if my new detector would uncover any gold he might have missed.
Once again, the Arizona Department of Mines and Mineral Resources (ADMMR) is being threatened with elimination.
- DOI to address threatened species
- 141 Confirmations still pending
- California withdrawals canceled
For any foot-loose prospector betting the price of silver goes up, there’s a promising piece of public land open for location in Nevada’s challenging Esmeralda County.
The Bawl Mill • Convention Report • Interview with Congressman Gibbons on Mining Law Reform • The Art of Finding Coarse Gold Part II—Pocket Hunting for Residual Placers • Gold Canyon Resources Targets Gallium • Tucson Mountain Chaos • Suit Filed to Stop Mining in Northern California • Niobium and Tantalum • The Iola Mine Group, Montgomery County, North Carolina • Effectively Using a Detector and Drywasher for Placer Gold • Mining Companies Use Conservative Valuations • Company Notes • Accident at Robinson Mine Leaves Two Dead • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices