Venezuela’s Chavez Halts Mining Projects
November 2005 by Associated PressVenezuelan President Hugo Chavez said his government has decided to review and possibly cancel all mining concessions, and stop issuing new ones to foreign companies.
Carrizozo Lava Older Than Once Thought
The Valley of Fires lava flow outside Carrizozo is older than previously thought. In geologic terms, the central New Mexico volcanic feature is still a youngster at 5,000 years old. But that's considerably older than the 1,000-year-old tag scientists once placed on it...
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: The First Year Is The Hardest
The catch being was that it was about 60 miles from Anchorage near Hope, and a good four or five-mile hike uphill to the claims.
Where to Prospect for Gold in Colorado
Colorado is one of the more productive states when it comes to gold, ranking third, behind Nevada and California. The majority of the gold deposits are confined to a northeast-trending belt known as the Colorado Mineral Belt...
The Bawl Mill
- Getting back to nature...
- When tin is more valuable than gold
Underground in the Original 16-1 Mine
These days they employ the use of metal detectors and carefully scan the shattered rocks, hoping to hear that sound we detectorists love to hear.
The Bawl Mill • The Price of Gold—Where It’s Headed and Why • Mining Companies Competing for Labor • Sam, the Tenderfoot Prospector • Placer Gold in Russia • The Rampart Goldfields, Alaska • Tales of California Gold Discoveries 3rd in a Series—Bloody Nick The Miner • Company Notes • Miners Rally Successful • Metal-Mineral Identification Utilizing a Detector • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver • Montana Lawmakers Want Economic Review of New Mining Rule