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Pinpointing for Gold


This rock had been with a family for many years and they were cleaning up an old workshop that had lots of minerals and miscellaneous “ore” samples.

Commercial Blaster Training


Since last year’s articles on explosives for mining, several people have asked for more information about becoming a licensed blaster.

How Rich Must My Ore Be?


How rich does a hard rock ore have to be for it to be worthwhile to process and extract the gold?

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Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: All Shook Up


It said to put a number of different-sized nuggets in a jar, and then cover them with the magic cleaner fluid. Then, vigorously shake the contents for a couple of minutes.

The ABCs of XRF


Fast forward to present day and the XRF has come of age. Pull the trigger on the hand-held device and you get a nearly instant assay of the surface of a rock.

Gold Circle (Midas) Gold District


Many prospectors thought that Nevada was all prospected out following all the rich discoveries of the 1860s and 1870s, and what was there to be found had already been found.

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PLP Update


Now they have come up with a second guide (to be released on May 1) that they believe will allow dredgers in California to resume working.

How to Find Prospects That Others Missed


Every year I go through this and every year it becomes more difficult to find new territory that is available for us to prospect. Is there anywhere that hasn’t been worked?

Gold 1822 Half Eagle Fetches Record at Auction


The coin trading world has a new gold standard, after the only known 1822 half eagle $5 piece in private hands sold at auction in Las Vegas…

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Utah Tellurium Mine Creates New US Supply of Key Mineral


“The ability to have 20 tons produced here in America helps our country mitigate those supply concerns.”

Melman on Gold & Silver


How can it make sense to pass legislation to increase the spending power of the citizenry in order to stimulate economic activity and, at the same time, enact a series of new taxes that will diminish spending power?

Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices


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The Bawl Mill


• San Francisco’s solution for homeless problem is intense (in tents)
• The student isn’t the only one who’s failing
• Big Tech is big enough to be regulated

Legislative and Regulatory Update


• Haaland confirmed as head of Department of Interior
• Proposed bills aim to lock up millions of acres of public lands
• Recall election could have implications for dredgers in California

Ask The Experts - What is the “blue lead?”


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Ask The Experts - Can an Ohm meter find gold in pyrite?


Ask The Experts - Can you tell me about this mining district?


The 10-Ton Boulder: Expanding Grout Demolition


Imagine you have located a source of virgin placer ore containing immense gold value. Now imagine that there is a 10-ton monolith of extremely hard gneiss in between you and payday.

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How Deep Can That Detector Go?


Knowing how to get the greatest depth performance out of your detector can be a handy thing, but it’s not an easy, simple matter.

Simple Mine Surveying With Basic Hand Tools


…there is an easy way to create a reasonably accurate map without any fancy instruments.

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