Prospecting on Pickering Bar
March 2007 by Don RobinsonOn Saturday, January 27, 2007, six of us began a trip to Pickering Bar on the North Fork of the American River. It was 7:30 am and we had our engines running to begin the first leg of our two and a half hour trip to get there.
Canyon Resources Corporation recently offered to let environmental groups buy the mineral rights under nearly a million acres of land in western Montana.
They… create negligible fumes and much less fly rock than blasting. Below are some tips on maximizing your effectiveness with these tools.
As a dedicated dredger, this was to be a totally different experience. Finding gold without using water seemed almost impossible.
Most of the mining opposition today is centered around the small-scale miner. These miners number in the thousands and come from every walk of life.
The zone of influence of each sample must be carefully considered when deciding how far sample sites should be spaced from each other.
Geologic processes can either concentrate or disperse gold and other elements from adjacent rocks. It is the results of the concentration processes that the prospector is most interested in.
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