Picks & Pans: Working the Crevices
October 2004 by Ron WendtThe crowbar can be a valuable mining tool. Crowbars come in all shapes and sizes. For moving large boulders and large chunks of bedrock, the longer 3½ footers work well. Then if you really get in trouble, there’s the long pry bar.
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.
Cripple Creek Gold Mine Exceeding Expectations
At the peak of construction later this year, the mine will generate more than 6,000 direct and indirect jobs across the state with annual wages totaling more than $200 million...
Ask The Experts: Is this deposit worth working?
Q: Can you tell me if this deposit is worth working? It is a quartz vein and I had it analyzed for gold, copper, rare earths and other metals.
Melman on Gold & Silver
Several years ago one of the most important persons on the American political scene was Ross Perot, an independent candidate for President. His favorite campaign theme was railing against (NAFTA) and his claim was that...
The Bawl Mill
- Getting back to nature...
- When tin is more valuable than gold
Sixteen to One Gold Mine: Going Underground - Pt II
We descended hunched over, down a long, steep, wooden staircase to the 1,000-level.
A Modern Gold Rush In Sudan
A couple of months ago, folks on the US and Aussie online gold forums started noticing that GP4500 detectors (Minelab’s top of the line gold unit) were selling used for prices significantly more than they cost new!
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