Picks & Pans: Detecting Micro-Nuggets
October 2005 by Martin H. MilasAny detector specifically designed to respond to small gold will do. The best ones are the lightest ones with the smallest coils.
The Lucky Friday is already one of North America’s deepest hard-rock mines. Now, the 62-year-old mine is about to get much deeper.
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One of the best-known placer gold localities in southern Arizona is at Greaterville, 45 miles, by road, southeast of downtown Tucson. The site of mile-high Greaterville is in grasslands and oak woodlands, on the east flank of the Santa Rita Mountains.
Newmont and Barrick are taking matters into their own hands when it comes to high electricity prices.
Wyoming received the largest amount of revenues associated with mineral leases on federal lands within its borders last year.
Down, down, down I plummeted into the narrow granite chute. In a matter of a few seconds, I envisioned myself lying crumpled in a field of mammoth, sharp, jagged granite rocks. In those few seconds, my thoughts also imagined my life ebbing...
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