Tools of the Modern Prospector: The GPS
July 2008 by Chris RalphGPS provides the prospector a precise way of knowing just where something (like a mine) is located. There are many thousands of lost mine stories—some real, and some made up. The use of a GPS could well have made the difference to accurately record their location.
Sampling other people's stockpiles or dumps has some inherent risks that sampling undisturbed ground does not have.
• Royal Gold, Inc.
• Placer Dome, Inc.
• Homestake Mining Company
• African Metals Corp.
• Vista Gold Corp.
• Is there a single book that covers most aspects of mining and recovery?
Tired of trudging through quagmires, over mountains and slipping into bloodsucker infested mud holes to stake your mining claim? Then perhaps you should consider British Columbia. BC is moving towards an Internet-based claim staking system that will allow you to stake your claims during football half-time festivities.
Within the first 3 hours he and I had found pocket after pocket of gold and couldn't wait to tell Levi of our treasure.
Chris has been a regular contributor to the Journal for several years, and we are proud to announce that he will be joining our staff...
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