The Hughes Creek Placers, Montana
April 2013 by Rob TownerGold discoveries in the Montana territories sparked a frantic stampede to these bonanza destinations in the early 1860s. Hughes Creek is located in Ravalli County, which is located in western Montana, and the gold here is...
Father’s Day in Australia was on September 2, and it’s a day a group of miners from “down under” won’t soon forget.
These days they employ the use of metal detectors and carefully scan the shattered rocks, hoping to hear that sound we detectorists love to hear.
The solution focused on the relative difference in malleability between gold and waste, rather than the difference in density exploited by gravity circuits.
What do you do when you’ve located a promising deposit of gold or gemstones, but it’s trapped in solid rock?
Before I tell you what dredging backwards is, I’ll tell you why my team and I decided to give this very unconventional dredging method a try.
As a plaintiff in one of the lawsuits, I’m not allowed to talk about specifics in the court-ordered negotiations currently underway in San Bernardino. However, I do want to let you know we are making progress…
They must have assumed the paystreak was spotty and had been mined out, so they never mined as close to the side of the valley as they should have.
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