Picks & Pans: Detecting in Northern Nevada
December 2003 by Chris RalphOne of the newest opportunities available to the individual prospector is the exchange of information over the Internet. A number of websites and forums dedicated to prospecting for gold have sprung up in recent years.
“The goal is to get the rights of suction gold dredgers restored prior to the next dredging season,” stated PLP president Jerry Hobbs.
How to find gold with a metal detector: The technology certainly has improved quite a bit over the years, so when these owners are testing various types of gold on their machines and they find that some gold responds poorly or not at all...
Arkansas has an area of over 53,000 square miles, with a population of over 2.3 million. Natural vegetation consists of hardwood forests where not cleared for agriculture or urbanization.
And we eventually reached gold. It was a winding crevice of beautiful white quartz lined with small nuggets and loaded with fine gold. There were flakes and small granular pieces—there had to be a hundred or more.
The Bush administration publicly announced they are against The Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2007 (HR 2262), a bill that would drastically revise the 1872 Mining Law.
The Tyndall Mining District of Santa Cruz County contains the oldest mines in the state of Arizona. Described as the most celebrated mineral region in North America, its ancient mines have produced a phenomenal amount of rich masses of pure native silver and ore prior to the arrival of the early Spaniards extending into the present century.
The signs of copper, which the prospector most commonly sees in the field in outcrops and on the surface, are secondary minerals caused by the action of air and water on the original copper-bearing sulfides that were deposited deep...
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