The King Has No Clothes
February 2001 by Guest WriterAs green preservationist groups hail their King as he marches down Pennsylvania Avenue loudly proclaiming his land legacy proposals, I am reminded that it once took a child to remind a past king that he had no clothes.
Is there a method which can be done safely to get the metals to drop out of the cyanide solution? What is the best way to learn how to evaluate the potential of this serpentine platinum deposit potential?
Back in October I read with great interest Chris Ralph’s article on the use of a metal detector while drywashing, and I wholeheartedly agree—I wouldn’t even consider going drywashing without using a metal detector in conjunction...
“They’re taking it to the grave with them.” These words came from my Canadian mining partner when we discussed what he had learned from an elderly gentleman in a nursing home. While that particular visit was not very successful, we had a number of others that worked out far better.
There are times when being able to recognize a type of rock can make you a much more successful prospector.
Mining Districts are the private regulatory authority granted by Congress recognized to regulate the mineral lands held by the United States and for the disposal to citizens of the United States, by means of development and potentially perfected by patent.
As a guide to those who are thinking of taking up this activity or those who currently practice this trade, I have created a listing of the primary tools and equipment I use when nugget hunting.
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