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

Magazine

How To

So You Want To Be A Full-Time Prospector?

The high price of gold and the poor economic conditions here in the US have created an unusual situation—a large number of folks are thinking seriously about getting into prospecting and digging for gold on a full-time basis.

Online access required. Please .

Add a Comment

Additional articles that might interest you...

Ask the Experts


How do I set up a small placer operation?

Montana’s Rosetta Stone: Discovering Mines In The Treasure State


This is the intelligent way to start modern prospecting. The value of literary research yields challenging outings, specimens, history and geologic research.

A Data Miner Builds A Power Sluice


Data mining involves processing huge amounts of digital information to find hidden patterns and financial relationships. To executives, the findings are like gold, but on the weekends, I prefer seeing the real thing in the bottom of my pan.

Ask the Experts


• How to find info on a particular mining claim

Ask The Experts


• Two questions: Is fool's gold magnetic? And how do you go about filing a miing claim?

Geobotany: Plants Associated With Mineral Deposits


Science has shown, over the past few centuries, that there is a direct correlation between certain plants and their geophysical surroundings.

The Smell of Gold—Part I


Some claim they can smell gold. This may be, but when I take a whiff of gold, I smell dirt, rotten eggs, garlic or just nothing: my nose is everything but sensitive.

Subscription Required:
The Bawl Mill   • Ask The Experts—Do I still have rights to this mining claim?   • Ask The Experts—What is a "closed" claim?   • Eastern Arizona: Gold and Base Metal Deposits Part II   • Rediscovering Placerville, California Part II   • Prospecting With The Help of Fluvial Geomorphology   • Oregon Anti-Dredging Bill   • Mud Men: Pocket Miners of Southwest Oregon Part II   • The Gold of Plumas de Oro   • Melman on Gold & Silver   • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices

Free:
2011 Gold Prospecting & Mining Summit April 23-25 in Placerville   • Legislative and Regulatory Update   • Cue Resources Seeks Uranium in Paraguay

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