Let us help you recover valuable metals. 888-437-1187

Magazine

All Articles

Reading A River: Finding The Paystreaks—Part I

Gold will be concentrated behind large boulders like this one during flooding or high water.How to read a river to find gold: The exact point where you choose to dig for gold makes a big difference because the placer gold deposits formed in rivers and streams are anything but uniform—some parts are rich in gold...

Online access required. Please .

Add a Comment

Additional articles that might interest you...

Pickers and Nuggets


Mike and I each selected a side of the creek and started to work our way upstream. We both worked the water and sides of the creek, and better than half the gold found in this area is in the water.

Diamond Fever


In South Africa, a "gregory" is the term applied to a blunder of major proportion. James Gregory will forever be remembered in South African slang as the professor from Great Britain who made one heck of a "gregory."

Sunshine Mine Video Brings Back Painful Memories


When a federal employee decided to make a safety video for miners, she didn’t expect to reopen 30-year-old wounds from one of the nation’s worst mining disasters. But a roomful of tough men had watery eyes as they watched the film “You Are My Sunshine,” which recounted the Sunshine Mine disaster of 1972 that claimed 91 lives.

The First Prospectors


Who were the earliest prospectors in the Western Hemisphere? Is there any way to tell?

The Underground Mining Adventure Continues


Our group of independent miners have been busy crafting a uniquely designed ladder/ore cart track from the bottom of an 85-foot mine shaft in a historical hard rock mine.

Sampling Placer Stockpiles


Sampling other people's stockpiles or dumps has some inherent risks that sampling undisturbed ground does not have.

Picks & Pans: Exploring Wyoming's High Desert


In an untamed and lonely part of Wyoming’s high desert sits a deposit of gold so large, and so vast, that even today its volume remains a mystery. With an aerial extent of over 10 square miles and a depth of nearly 7,000 feet...

Subscription Required:
The Bawl Mill   • Mining Journal Contest   • Bullion River's French Gulch Gold Mine   • Montana Tunnels Gets Final OK   • Gold Miners Hunker Down Amid Financial Storm   • Lluvia de Oro—A Shower of Gold Awaiting Development in the Sierra Madre—Part II   • From Hand Sluice to Dredge   • Melman on Gold & Silver (2008 Year in Review)   • Chavez Eyes Venezuela’s Largest Gold Mine   • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices

Free:
Legislative and Regulatory Update

Advertisements

Garrett Electronics - trusted by real miners & prospectors!
Precious Metals Recovery plants and equipment
Fighting to keep public lands open to the public
Specializing in the processing of precious metal ores!
Watch prospecting shows on your computer right now
Free Online Sample Issue