Residual, Lateritic and Gossan "Soils" as Potential Nuggetshooting Sites
November 2000 by Jim StraightNearly everyone who has drywashed or metal detected for placer gold within hardrock gold-mining areas is aware of "residual placers" (a.k.a. seam diggin's)...
Can I treat a sample with muriatic acid?
Last month was one of the most unusual in recent memory. For virtually an entire month, the news media was focused almost entirely with death and dying.
The pit was a classic one—exposed shale bedrock with all the material being washed out one end of the pit. Within a few minutes I had a nice mellow signal that was in open ground.
In today’s economy, the question is often not whether to fix or replace equipment, fixtures, business assets or even the building housing the mining operation or mining-related business, it is which path is affordable.
After a long winter, gold flakes swirling around in black sand at the bottom of my pan was a welcome sight.
...we packed up our two dredges and headed for our claim about an hour away on the South Fork of the Clearwater to dredge openly in opposition to the EPA.
We (finally) have the new version of our website up and running, and it seems to be a hit!
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