• Surprise! No means no
• Overruled, for now
• If it sounds too good to be true
• Environmental groups push for more ESA listings
• Proposed grant program to recruit mining engineering students
The right ground balance setting for the conditions you are working is critical. If your detector isn’t set properly, you will lose depth of detection, sometimes to an extreme degree.
As we got closer to a wide stream bed, we started hearing some gunfire. It was single shots at first, then semi and automatic weapons fire…
A proposed 100-mile road will open up and revitalize the historic Yentna Mining District in Alaska, opening up new areas and opportunities for all in the area.
The right speed accumulates only the heavy materials and allows all of the lighter stuff to flow through. This optimum speed is dependent on the size of the gravel you need to move through the system.
Look around for areas where you don’t see detector holes or drywasher piles and try your test hole at these spots to determine depth to bedrock.
Many of the gold camps were violent places, but in this regard, the town of Auburn exhibited a different behavior. There were few of the duels or lynchings that characterized many of the other early settlements.
I didn’t follow-up on this opportunity at that time, as I already had as much on my plate as I could handle, but the potential for this property has never left my mind.
Based on historic indicators, last month’s precious metals performances gave us two reasons for optimism.
• Don’t bet on it…
• Finders, Keepers…
• Bigger “phish” get caught too.
• So long, Seattle!