The Montana Tunnels Discovery
July 2005 by Paul L. JonesMany prospectors and exploration teams deliberately avoid small tracts of land for various understandable reasons. However, in hopes that I might encourage some of my fellow prospectors to think more kindly of small tracts, I’d like to...
For miners holding a mining claim, mill site or tunnel site on public lands, August 31, 1999 is the last day to meet the annual filing requirement and pay the $100 maintenance fee to the Bureau of Land Management.
When the thirteen original colonies were laid out in what is now part of the United States, they used the English system of metes and bounds.
Patience and persistence is the name of the game when you are detecting this way for gold, as you will have to do a lot of work preparing the ground to detect with any degree of success.
One of our claims, “concessions” in Spanish, lies atop a mountain approximately 15 miles Southwest of our Pueblo. It is reached by a dirt track that starts in Arivechi. We leave the Pueblo and drive up...
The behavior of a trommel is dependent on how it is designed and set up. Important design characteristics include feed rates, screen perforation sizes, cylinder size, rotation speed and incline.
There was certainly no shortage of attention-grabbing headlines during the past month. First we had the successful initiation of a recall election in California, followed by enormous increases in the price of gasoline in the USA and Canada, then both nations suffered through the worst power blackout in decades, and finally we are witnessing what appears to be the unraveling of the “road map” to peace in the Middle East.
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