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Old Dog(Fighter), New Trick


Then it occurred to me that the drywasher was designed by an engineer. Gotta love engineers! Those slide-rule geeks always tinker with gravity, angles, curves and flow.

Talking Metal Detectors with Brent Weaver of Garrett


… I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Brent Weaver, Garrett’s chief design engineer to talk about gold-oriented detectors, how they work and how prospectors can get the most out of them.

PLP Update


It is in all of our best interests to have our voices heard. According to the current documents, two local areas that we use frequently… are being considered as being listed as ACEC’s (Areas of Critical Environmental Concern).

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Strategies for Detecting Heavily Pounded Areas—Part III


This helps me to see if there is a pattern taking place with where I am finding nuggets, and when I study the map layer with all of my pins marking nuggets, I can drop in new pins where I want to search the next day.

EPA Recommends Against Reissuing Permit for PolyMet Mine


PolyMet contends the project will actually reduce mercury and sulfate discharges into the St. Louis River watershed because it will clean up an old iron mining waste pond at the processing plant site.

The Highs and Hazards of Desert Prospecting


We hit on a good spot the last time we were at this location and we made up our minds that we weren’t going to let hurricane-like winds stop us.

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Just Feel The Heft of It


“Just feel the heft of it!” Those were the words that lit the fire that created a prospector. Before I tell you what took place, I have a desire to tell you when and where it took place.

Proposed Nebraska Mine Has Sizeable Deposit of Rare Elements


… the latest analysis shows the amount of rare earth elements present ... is the second largest deposit in the United States.

Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices


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Melman on Gold & Silver


The last item on our “crisis agenda” may be the most important of all, perhaps because it may be the most unpredictable.

The Bawl Mill


• Surprise! No means no
• Overruled, for now
• If it sounds too good to be true

Legislative and Regulatory Update


• Environmental groups push for more ESA listings
• Proposed grant program to recruit mining engineering students

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Ask The Experts - How are gold veins formed?


Ask The Experts - Is there gold in Monterey County, California?


Ask The Experts - Can you explain NMR and satellite imagery?


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Ask The Experts - What other indicators are there besides red soils?


Mineralization, Ground Balance and Metal Detecting


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.

Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Warning Signs


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…

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What To Do With All That Gold?


I can tell you that a lot of driving and digging hours went into getting that gold. I wish I had something to show for it. I told myself I would never do that again.

Proposed 100-Mile Road in the Yentna Mining District


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.

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