The Wooden Cross
April 2000 by Rose Klemenok"I will go to America and reap my fortune, and when I come back to this God-forsaken town, people will treat me with respect and take their hats off to me even if you don't believe what I am saying." His wife lowered her head. She had heard all of this before...
Ask The Experts: Can you help me identify these items?
Q: Can you help me identify these items?
One caller wondered why he should be required to join MMAC, asked why MMAC was not a non-profit, and compared it to some kind of extortion attempt. If he had questions like these, I assume there are others with similar questions and I will address them here.
The Paradox Basin—Part I
In the four corners region of America there is a place—a very special place—called the Paradox Basin. It appears empty, but is quite full if you look at it from the correct perspective.
Drywashing Without A Drywasher
After trading for a specialized gold detector, my gold finds went up in a hurry. Even though those older gold detectors were pretty good, things have changed a lot since then.
Legislative and Regulatory Update
• Alaska Dredging Draft General Permit AKG-37-1000
• Where the candidates stand
Weathering, Erosion and Placers
The big interest to prospectors thinking about the effect of erosion is not what might happen long into the future, but what they might find in the rivers later this summer when the water levels go down.
A Primer on Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies
Some financial commentators have speculated that bitcoin and other virtual currencies have captured a portion of funds that would have been invested in gold. I find it a bit ironic that people who invest in precious metals would even consider another fiat currency.
The Bawl Mill • USFS Chief in Nevada • Uranium Miners May Be Compensated • Dairy Farmer Hits Pay Dirt • Canyon Resources in Battle in Montana • Guest Editorial—President's Land Plan Implements Unratified Treaty • Gold in Washington • Picks & Pans: Tips for Nuggestshooting—How to Increase Your Gold Finds (Part I) • Alaska Mining Industry Sees 5% Growth in 1999 • El Paso Mountains Mining History • Platinum Prices Could Spur Wyoming Rush • Mining Hall of Fame Seeks Rhymes of the Mines • Collecting Garnets in Wyoming • A Trip to Tucson 2000 • McCaw School of MInes Dedicates Phase II • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices