Picks & Pans: DEF Prospectors Rally Was a Huge Success
September 2001 by Guest WriterFor many years we have been losing our rights. The main reason this has been happening is because as prospectors and miners, we tend to be loners. This trait has helped the environmental movement because...
Finding a new spot that is rich in gold, but has not already been exploited by other metal detector operators, is a goal of many prospectors. Sometimes it takes a lot of looking and research to find such a place because a lot of prospectors are out there...
The potential exists for small-scale placer mining in these pits using a trommel and sluice box or other similar types of equipment.
• "The general public must be informed..."
• "Bring Carolyn back."
• "...when people see my copy they always want to borrow it."
Many of the Sixteen to One’s challenges arise from its unusual geology and the pocket characteristics of the ore deposits.
Most of the commercial mineral deposits are on the south and southwest part of the range between Minersville and Milford, though small amounts of gold and silver have also been found in iron-rich outcrops in the basalt to the south of Milford.
Q: I read in the April 2006 ICMJ’s Prospecting and Mining Journal about the Tulloch II rule. I have not read anything on or about it since. Is there any more written about it? I would appreciate anything you could tell me.
The Bawl Mill • A True Endangered Species • Guest Editorial—Vertical Disintegration • USGS Reports Increase of Imported Minerals • The San Juan Mountains, Colorado • A Silver Opportunity • Gold in Virginia • News From GATA • Our Nugget Shooting Adventure • How PGMs Affect Assay Beads • Fly Fishing the Mine Tailings/Headwaters of the Clark Fork, Montana • Company Notes • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices