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Rivers are not just random and accidental; streams and other drainages are what they are because of the forces of erosion acting on the bedrock.
With the recent surge of interest in gold projects, it’s about time to revisit a subject that strikes fear into the hearts of small-scale miners: Permits.
There is a material processing principle widely used in large milling operations to improve recovery that is poorly understood by most of the micro-mining and prospecting community...
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.
While none of the historical mining camps are active, the area is still a hub of activity for the modern prospector, and claims still blanket the hills and gulches.
After a short time, the tailings pile can get very large, and can actually block the downstream end of the sluice box.
While the election outcome is highly and hotly debated, yet another major portion of the world’s attention remains focused on developments with the COVID-19 pandemic itself...