The Old Dutch Cleanser Mine
January 2003 by Dr. Ralph E. PrayThe naturally occurring white scouring powder called Old Dutch Cleanser, originally from Kern County, California, is a household helper known throughout America. As a sink, stove, and tub cleaner, the abrasive pumicite is one of...
• NovaGold Resources
• Golden Star Resources
• SearchGold Resources
• Ivanhoe Mines
• Canyon Resources Corp.
Crushing Quartz in Calaveras County: A Placer Miner Learns New Tricks
I had never run an impact mill before, but anything involving rocks, water and a big electric motor sounded great.
Ask the Experts
Q: I would like to know the following on the metal nickel:
• Where is it mined?
• Why is the unit price so large—is this for a metric ton?
4 Keys to Successful Nugget Hunting
Lots of prospectors are trying out nugget detecting for the first time and finding out that it isn’t all that easy. In fact, in my opinion, metal detecting for nuggets is perhaps the most difficult form of prospecting that one can take on.
PLP Update: The Path for Legally Re-Starting Suction Gold Dredge Mining in 2021
Present conflicts and realizations having to do with dependence on China have illuminated the fact that suction dredge miners have a vital role to play and are an ignored and untapped domestic resource—until now.
Picks & Pans: More Big River Dredging in Northern California
As the mining club in Happy Camp had lowered their initial joining price to something even a dirt-poor, full-time gold dredger like me could afford, I joined—and then impatiently awaited the coming of dredging season.
Gold in Guatemala
The Central American nation of Guatemala is better known for civil unrest, earthquakes, and volcanic eruptions than it is for gold. However, there is gold in the country, and there are undoubtedly many undiscovered deposits in the jungles and rainforests.
The Bawl Mill • The Ferris-Haggarty Copper-Gold Mine, Grand Encampment District, Wyoming • Directory of Active Mines in Arizona Available • Picks & Pans: Gold Prospecting on the East Fork River, Alaska • Beryllium in Nevada • Company Notes • The Cemetery Rush • Border Silver • Grandfather John's Notes • ICMJ's 12th Annual Photo Contest Results • Tiffany & Co. to Open Plant in Northern Canada • The Patio • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices