The Kenai Peninsula Goldfields
April 2006 by Ron WendtHalf the prospecting adventures I’ve done on the Kenai Peninsula occurred in winter. Not because I enjoyed looking for gold among the ice flows or 34-degree water, but on some creeks winter is the best time to find gold after violent swirl holes slow down.
John Frémont was a man whose luck regularly swung from one extreme to another. At times he seemed to be the luckiest man on earth, yet he sometimes made bad decisions that got him into a considerable amount of trouble.
Even if the California Supreme Court had ruled in favor of Rinehart, suction dredge miners would be facing the wrath of the State Water Resources Control Board...
A retired gold prospector spent hours digging up his fortune in the northern goldfields near Kambalda, Western Australia, after finding the target with his metal detector.
As soon as I learned that there was gold in Tennessee I just had to go find some.
• SREP appeals
• No decision yet in Karuk case
• Right to Access bill
It also happens sometimes that glaciers will bury valuable placer deposits. This occurs when the glacier goes over the top of an existing placer deposit.
The Bawl Mill • Federal Court to Address Dredge Permits—The Tulloch Rule • Basic Geology for the Independent Miner—Part IV Geology of Hardrock Gold Deposits • Economic Impact of Mining in Alaska • Copper Price Keeps Canadian Miners Busy • The Business of Mining: Financial Recoveries for Mandated Changes • Utilizing Geologic Maps • The Rich Hill Outing • Picks & Pans: Detecting at Ganes Creek • Copper Mine Opening in Utah • Future of Mining in Bolivia Uncertain • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices