The Lost Silver Triangle of the Sierra Madre—Part II
May 2008 by Steve WilsonNewspaper stories in the spring of 1887 credited Lieutenant Henry O. Flipper with discovering both the long-lost Guaynopa and Tayopa mines. Flipper was in Mexico City in late April and May and a reporter interviewed him.
My metal detecting hobby began about ten years ago when I bought a used metal detector for about $300. I got it specifically to look for meteorites. It was pretty much worthless, not user friendly, and I did not find anything with it.
Ceremonies for the induction of six pioneers of the American mining industry into the National Mining Hall of Fame will be held on Saturday, September 13, at the Museum Convention Center in Leadville.
• What comes around goes around...
• Bombs away for Texas nuclear materials inspection
China plans to set up strategic reserves for key minerals such as copper, uranium and aluminum, the government said, acting to ensure supplies amid record high prices due to soaring demand.
Metal Detecting Within the Cordillera for Gold Placers Associated With Tertiary Epithermal Ore Deposits
This is a follow-up article to “Epithermal Ore Deposits...” published in the December 2000 issue. Related tables and maps were included with the previous article. If you did not receive the December issue you can still view the previously published maps on our web site by clicking on “January 2001 Featured Article.”—Editor
There’s a lot of luck involved when it comes to finding gold. Sometimes it’s being in the right place at the right time. Other times it’s simply by accident that discoveries are made.
The Bawl Mill • Ask the Experts—Why doesn't the 1872 Mining Law apply to all 50 states? • Ask The Experts—Where do I find information about getting paid for raw gold? • Understanding Geologic Deposit Models • Prospecting for Diamonds • Avino’s Durango Project • Success With A Detector • Horsetail Gold • The Makorakoza of Zimbabwe—Centuries of Prospecting in Gold-Hosting Dolerites • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices