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

Magazine

All Articles

The Ancient History of Gold

Man was aware of the presence of gold over 7,000 years ago, and it probably did not take him long to find out that gold was malleable and resistant to corrosion. He no doubt learned, at an early date, that objects could be fashioned from gold.

Online access required. Please .

Add a Comment

Additional articles that might interest you...

Legislative and Regulatory Update


• Administration won't appeal latest ruling on Roadless Rule
• Improved forest management plan by year's end
• IBLA rules in favor of Cortez Gold Mine and BLM

Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices


A Trip to Morgan-Monroe State Forest of Indiana


Some experienced panners with the vigor and longevity to spend a full day panning in the small creeks and ravines can possibly find as much as a gram or more on a good day.

Journeys in the Kingman Quadrangle—Part III


The sun is teasing the horizon in the heart of the Mojave. Soon, the exciting nightlife will end as the lizards and desert rats return to their homes.

Lamproites and Diamonds


Most prospectors are aware that diamonds are sometimes found in kimberlite, but few are aware that diamonds are also found in another rock type known as lamproite. Lamproite is a very rare volcanic rock that often...

The Great Gold Rush of Nome, Alaska


Gold was mined in the Council Region several years before it was known at Nome, and from this vicinity the prospectors set out and made the Nome placers familiar to the world.

Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Dum-Dum Dodges a Boom-Boom


He could tell that the top part just slid partway down over the bottom half. So, he tried to twist it apart with his hands. No go!

Subscription Required:
The Bawl Mill   • Original Sixteen-to-One Mine Fights On   • Solar-Powered Placer Sampling Equipment   • 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   • Columbians Continue Search for Emeralds   • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices   • Melman on Gold & Silver

Free:
Legislative and Regulatory Update

Advertisements

Garrett Electronics - trusted by real miners & prospectors!
Precious Metals Recovery plants and equipment
Live Auctions!
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