Working on the Bear River
January 2007 by Don RobinsonFurther downstream our motorized equipment was in play. One power sluice was going a lot, with a crew of four getting familiar with the equipment and working hard to create a holding pond to prohibit the muddy water and the...
Since 1993, US reliance on imports of raw and processed materials of mineral origin has increased more than seven fold.
The entire petroleum complex has once again taken center stage in the world’s financial markets as prices for crude surged to near all-time highs at $55 per barrel and associated products such as heating oil and unleaded gasoline (see chart analysis below) soared through previous peaks. What made these new rallies so remarkable...
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It said to put a number of different-sized nuggets in a jar, and then cover them with the magic cleaner fluid. Then, vigorously shake the contents for a couple of minutes.
Alluvial fans are essentially dry land “deltas” which can be found in all climates. However, they are best developed in arid and semi-arid regions, where they may be many square miles in area. They are built up by outpourings of silt, sand, and gravel caused by seasonal run-off, as well as by boulders and cobbles carried by flash floods.
In this article, we’re going to take a look at the minerals that contain gold and silver, and how you as a prospector can identify them in the field.
The Bawl Mill • Legislative and Regulatory Update • In Pursuit of Gold and Silver in the Sierra Madres • Chinese Gold Consumption to Grow • Researching and Staking Mining Claims—Part II • Family Sues US Mint for Return of Rare Gold Coins • High Court Reverses Nevada Mining Decision • Mining Industry Worried about Democrat-Controlled Congress • Company Notes • Looking Back • The Upper Susitna Goldfields • Palladium Hitting Jewelry Market • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes & Mineral and Metal Prices