Typhoon Exploration—Junior Mining Company Moves Forward in Quebec
May 2007 by Leonard MelmanOne of the mining world’s oldest sayings is, “If you want to find a new mine, look near an existing one.” Few areas have had a more prolific mining history and more present activity than the region of southwest Quebec...
Even the best of metal detectors are only capable of seeing a certain distance down into the sand, gravel and rock of a placer deposit. Once all the gold that can be reasonably seen by a metal detector has been harvested, it can be difficult to...
Q: Can and should you remove their poles and notice right then and there or should you wait until you have convinced them of their trespass?
Modern-day placer miners have many advantages over the prospectors of the gold rush days. Our prospectors can reap many benefits from accumulated knowledge of the last 100 to 150 years, which is a long and impressive list.
Sampling gold placers can be rewarding, but remember to treat the samples so you are not high grading or low grading your results. Learn the rules and apply them so your samples are accurate.
It seemed that the preacher always gave the same answer to anyone who asked where his gold had come from. His answer was, “If you know your gold, you can find it. However, you will have to find it the hard way, the way I found it.”
Explosives used correctly will save you both time and money being one of the best and most productive tools you can use.
Robert Sanregret—Attorney at Law
Western Mining Council
National Association of Mining Districts
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