Solar-Powered Placer Sampling Equipment
December 2002 by Steve HicksOne hundred and seven years ago the world’s first electric-powered bucket line dredge started to work in Montana. This summer, Montana likely saw its first solar-powered Denver Gold Saver put to work.
The U.S. Labor Department approved special retraining and job-search assistance for more than 400 mine workers recently laid off at the BHP Copper Mine near Ely.
Alaska Governor Tony Knowles signed a bill making several beneficial changes to Alaska mining claim location law.
• Original Sixteen to One cleared
• Another court case settled
The water rose up in a great splash around the front of the pickup. The tires smashed into a couple of large boulders and suddenly the truck nosed down into a deep hole and bounced back out as I stepped on the gas pedal.
Q: Some of the terminology you use is way over my head and this might be the case for other beginning prospectors. What does “igneous” mean?
From this I inferred that engine 2 had a carburetor problem. In this article, I discuss the specific engine/carburetor problem, and the surprising solution to this problem.
The Bawl Mill • Original Sixteen-to-One Mine Fights On • Working the Belmont Mine—1953 (Part 3—Conclusion) • Company Notes • Picks & Pans: Gold and Bears • Gold in North Dakota • The North Star Mine • Dectecting Alaskan Gold Nuggets • The Ancient History of Gold • Columbians Continue Search for Emeralds • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Melman on Gold & Silver