The Treasure Detective—Part II
August 2006 by John JonesGNIS is an acronym for the “Geographic Names Information Service” that is maintained by the United States Geological Survey. The database catalogs and standardizes place names in the United States. This information set has nearly 2,000,000...
A small group of investors led by retired businessman Ray Bohn is trying to revive a remote Idaho gold mine shut down since 1942.
I have figured out over the years that the winning combination is hard work, persistence, knowledge, and a little luck. This leads me to describe one of my best finds ever, a “honey hole” of placer gold, if you will.
My wife and I spent three years laying the groundwork to build a processing mill for gold, silver, lead and some zinc in the Sierra Madre Mountains of Northern Mexico, in the state of Sonora. In this installment, I describe how we purchased the land to build the new mill.
Discovering new mines is often associated with reexamining old ones, as several prominent new discoveries will attest in northern Mexico. MAG Silver Corp. is exploring three historic districts.
The proposed mine would be built on state-owned land in the Bristol Bay region, near the world’s largest wild sockeye salmon fishery.
The Bawl Mill • Microbes Play Role in Gold Creation • Osisko Exploration: Redeveloping the Historic Malartic Mining Camp • Prospecting at Moore Creek • The Small Hardrock Mill—Part II • 2006 National Mining Hall of Fame Inductees • The Fairbanks Goldfields • Elections May Bring Rush to Republic of Congo • Melman on Gold & Silver