June 2008 by Don RobinsonSlug Gulch. What a name. It originates back into the 1860s or so. The question is whether it was referring to the snail-like creature or to large pieces of gold. The name alone is enough for any prospector to consider checking the area out.
Keep in mind there are specific steps that must be taken to get your traditional mining district organized if it has fallen into disarray.
Since 1906, when the McLeod brothers’ skeletal remains were first found tied to trees with missing heads, prospectors have been going into the Nahanni in search of elusive gold. A lot of those who lust for Nahanni gold have never been heard of or seen again.
PDAC’s (Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada) annual convention held each spring in Toronto, Ontario, Canada is generally regarded as the largest and most impressive annual gathering of the mining industry in the world.
• Reality show or reality?
• Big brother pays well...
• "Less is more" is really less
The process of updating the Rand Mining District is underway and you’ll see a Public Notice in this issue requesting interested parties to submit an application to serve on the board.
The Bawl Mill • Our Readers Say • Platinum Alley—The South American Zone of Wealth and Adventure • Choosing The Right Detector Coil • Washington Gold Miners Receive Ecology Award • Internet Scams • Becoming A Nozzle Master • Gold Deposits of Georgia • Mining the Old-Timers • Prospecting Adventures—Pure Gold • Legislation Would Require Palladium Coin • Record Gold Prices Prompt Gold Mining In Boulder • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back