Wyoming's Billion Dollar Nugget
June 2006 by David C. FreitagOn the high desert of Wyoming, the Dickie Springs/Oregon Gulch gold deposit has been known about for over 143 years. Since 1863, early settlers who crossed the continental divide worked and studied this deposit. Reports suggest...
The Bawl Mill
• Copenhagen—Don't ask, don't tell
• Will consider lease or trade
• By the numbers
This is the first of a series of articles outlining prospecting in Australia for the visiting small prospector or miner. Whether you are just coming out for a holiday, stopping for a few months, or moving here permanently...
Platinum and Diamond Discoveries Shine New Light on Historic Alaska Gold-Mining District
A rush of platinum and diamond exploration projects and discoveries is generating renewed interest in the historic gold-producing region of the Yentna-Cache Creek District in south-central Alaska.
It's Hard to Find Gold!
...even the best prospectors have times when they do not find gold. It is all about taking chances against tough odds and succeeding.
Gold in The Midwest--Part I
Gold can potentially be found in all the glaciated areas of the Midwest, but to find it in any appreciable amount one needs to look to areas where the gold gets concentrated by more recent water flows.
First Woman to Draw Mining Pension
For generations, men willing to endure physical labor have been able to make a decent living working as miners on the Marquette Iron Range. But it has been only in the last 25 years that the open-pit facilities have given women the opportunity to roll up their sleeves and dig into hard labor.
The Bawl Mill • Basic Geology for the Independent Miner—Part VI Geology of Placer Gold Deposits • Mining is Booming in Northern Ontario • For a Few Specks of Gold • The Livengood-Tolovana Mining District • Miners Rescued After Two Weeks • Mining Firms Uneasy Over Bolivia • China to Set Up Strategic Reserves • Mongolia Tax May Chase Off Investment • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices