April 2007 by Tom LeftwichMost developmental ideas grow from the reluctance of some individual to participate in hard work, so I can only say that I must think better in a reclining position.
Hills and mountains that contain gold deposits will weather and erode over a long period of time, and the eroded material will move slowly downhill. Frost wedging and roots are two of several agents that can cause bedrock to be fractured and...
On our last trip, we brought ropes and went down the first waterfall forty vertical feet, only to be confronted by a second, sixty-foot-high, overhanging waterfall that emptied into a slot canyon.
Somehow the Bureau of Land Management seems to have forgotten that they work for the people.
Northern Nevada is prime mining territory. In fact, no state has been as mining-friendly as the Silver State and, as a result, mining has made important contributions to that state’s economic development.
This article deals with massive sulfide deposits in the Klamath Mountains of southwestern Oregon, but it applies to massive sulfides found in California as well.
The Bawl Mill • Ask the Experts—How do I remove gold from black sands? • Ask the Experts—How did the bill to address RS 2477 pan out? • Ask the Experts—How can I separate gold from carbon? • Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (P.L. 90-542, as Amended) • Platinum Placers and Nuggets • In Pursuit of Gold & Silver in the Sierra Madres—The Tejeda Mines • The Business of Mining—Family Mining Business Tax Savings • Successful Nugget Hunting • Oregon Miners Update • Mining Boom Is Back In Northern Nevada • Lease Issued For Potential Mine Near Mount St. Helens • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices