Siskiyou National Forest Update
July 2002 by Tom KitcharFor the past two years, miners in southwest Oregon have been bombarded by one attack on mining after another.
That is the course and intention for this article—to wander through some of the lessons I have learned in my thirty-two years of metal detecting and prospecting.
I’ve been fascinated by iron minerals for many years. So let’s take a look at this very interesting and colorful element.
Buoyed by higher copper prices, Chino Mines is reopening its ore concentrator and hiring workers.
Lesa Dale Barton, formerly of Armadillo Mining Shop of Grants Pass, Oregon, passed away September 6, 2006 after bravely fighting cancer for several months.
The Oatman/San Francisco Mining District’s historic gold production of 2.2 million ounces of gold since the 1880s makes this area Arizona’s greatest primary gold producing district.
Your odds of going home with gold will be higher using the discrimination mode, even if you might have misread one of the targets you rejected.
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