Potaro District, Guyana
December 2000 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDGuyana is a former British colony on the north coast of South America. The capital, Georgetown (pop. 250,000), is 2,200 miles southeast of Miami. The country is 83,000 square miles in area, depending on who does the counting.
I first saw Pioche, Nevada while hitch-hiking into town in an old Ford with three good tires and one wheel hammered to an ugly steel disc on fifty miles of blacktop.
“It is with great sadness that after more than 30 years in business in Pasedena, Cal-Gold will close its doors,”
The one undeniable truth in prospecting is that the more time you spend in the field, the more gold you will find. Here are a few keys I use to help build my confidence.
In the July 2003 issue we reported on the case of Public Lands for the People (PLP) members Ron Lex and Ken Waggener (“PLP Members Win Occupancy Case—Appeals Continue”). The two miners were cited for occupying their...
As we all get back to “normal,” or as close to it as we can, I want to take this opportunity to thank all of our advertisers for sticking it out through the hard times.
Gold in Guyana—Part II: Process Optimization at Sacre Coeur Minerals' Lower Puruni Alluvial Mining Project
In Part Two of my two-part series I describe the mechanized alluvial gold mining operation on the lower Puruni River launched by Sacre Coeur Minerals in 2011.
The Bawl Mill • Letter to the Editor • World Gold Council Launches $3 Million Ad Campaign • Prospecting With Color • Prospecting for Platinum in Wyoming • Picks & Pans: More Big River Dredging in Northern California • Epithermal Ore Deposits Associated With Tertiary Volcanism—And the Feasibility of Metal Detecting for Them • A Changing Diamond Industry Looks to Canada for Growth • History of Mining—Bradshaw Mountains, AZ—Part II • Company Notes • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices