Wild and Scenic River Prospecting—North Fork of the American River
September 2012 by Don RobinsonToday it is getting tougher and tougher to find a place to prospect. There is one significant haven left for the small miner...
...Judge Ochoa ordered the parties to participate in mandatory settlement hearings starting June 24, 2014.
Confluences of placer streams are well known as concentration sites for heavy minerals. The basic reason is that...
The zone of influence of each sample must be carefully considered when deciding how far sample sites should be spaced from each other.
I made my way up past where I left off and the wash was going to end in about 100 feet. It was then I got a sweet signal.
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.
...it's very refreshing to hear that some of our youth will learn of the value of mining without all the environmental spin.
It’s accepted knowledge that wet methods will recover more fine gold than dry methods and processing the gravel as a whole will get more gold than only using a metal detector. The question is how much more?
The Bawl Mill • Cold Alaskan Gold—Part I • Detecting for Gold—Finding Nuggets Where You Least Expect Them • Potholes and Other Bedrock Traps • Financing by the Crowd • Wealth Beyond Your Wildest Imagination • Gold Too Big to Carry • The World of the Simple Gold Pan • New Silver and Zinc Mine Slated for Montana • Eastern Oregon Mine Seeks Permits • Mining Returns to Historic Comstock • BLM Issues Environmental Review of Wyoming Uranium Mine • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices