High Sierra Gold
Join Cal on an adventure in the Califonria high Sierras!
Trails to Gold
Reaserch is a critical step in finding new areas.
Stamp mills were a proven method of proccessing in early mining.
Prospecting the Easy Way
And what do I think is the easy way? It’s what you can learn from the old timers that walked that ground many years ago.
The Importance of Prepping you Gold Detecting Spots
If you want to get better gold you will need to put your detector down for a while .
Hunting for Big Gold in a Haunted Canyon
More than one prospector has gone into that canyon and never came out.
Suction Dredging is Back in Most of California!
Blast from the Past—The Source of Gold Mines Cranks up for Business Men
There is no headframe, no dark tunnels, no ore cars and no visible gold but Sonora Mining Corp. is mining the precious yellow metal...
Resource Maven—Independent Analysis of the Resource Markets
There is a great debate raging in the metals comment-sphere: it is time to buy???
Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral and Metal Prices
Over the Divide: Retta Atkins & Darren VanHouten
The Bawl Mill
Legislative and Regulatory Update
• Extremist groups are at it again
• No more sales tax on precious metals in Tennessee
The Forms of Crystalline Gold
The largest and most perfect single gold crystals are nearly always in the form of octahedra. These large octahedral crystals often possess deeply recessed faces.
The History of Mining Claims
Congress decided that if they shared the riches of our lands with the people, we would colonize and expand the states at a much faster pace, thus the birth of public lands and mining claims in America.
Evolution Of A Desert Wash Plant
The water instantly dropped though the screen, leaving a pile of mud behind! I was so excited that I replaced it with a 150-mesh screen, and the same thing happened!
Gleaning for Gold
It couldn’t possibly be a bullet or other trash this deep into the hill. No sir, it was a solid zip-zip signal that I know so well.
The intent is to rein in abuses by rogue agents of the Forest Service who have an anti-mining agenda whereby a miner can get a bad federal agent fired.