The Makorakoza of Zimbabwe—Centuries of Prospecting in Gold-Hosting Dolerites
May 2008 by Ann KritzingerUntil a countrywide banning order in 2007, the undercover panners were living testimony to the presence of gold in a region not previously known for its occurrence.
The Piedmont region of the eastern United States extends for over 800 miles, from Alabama northeast to Pennsylvania. It includes the rolling country between the flat coastal plain to the east and the Blue Ridge Mountains to the west.
Ask The Experts—Is it possible for a mountain range to have good lode gold deposits and yet the area streams not carrying like deposits of gold?
Q: Is it possible for a mountain range to have good lode gold deposits and yet the area streams not carrying like deposits of gold? Or do the two go hand-in-hand?
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 • The Lost Silver Triangle of the Sierra Madre—Part II • Prospecting for Diamonds • Avino’s Durango Project • Success With A Detector • Horsetail Gold • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices