The Mining Alliance


Gold nugget

So You Want to Find Gold?

So with the new year you're thinking, "You know, I think I'd like to try some of that gold mining stuff this year."

Every day people are out there finding gold. From Newmont Mining in Nevada, to the one man mine in Sierra County, there's still a lot of gold there. Don't believe us? Just look at the pictures down below, or take a quick side trip to our Gold for Sale page. That's all gold we've found on our claims. If you want to get started finding your own gold then Read On.

Mining News

Gold Panner

Staking Starvation Creek

So you think you want to try your hand at gold mining, huh? Well, the boys down at Starvation Creek are full of advice on how to find a new claim, except you may not want to follow it. In this article we look at the perils of leaving a marginal claim for what might be a better claim. Based on a true story which is yours, mine and probably everyone who's ever tried to find a new claim. You can read more here at Staking Starvation Creek

Gold Pan

Prospecting with a backpack dredge


Beginner's Placer Mining

The Endangered Species Act is 45 this year. In 1973 the Act was passed, but we had been preserving habitat and saving species well prior to that. For the first 20 years of the act there was negligible impact on the West. The second 25 years of the Act has seen an explosion in the use of the Act as a weapon by environmental groups to control the land and water. How bad has it more

Gold Finds

Highbanking Hardrock Gold Panning Mine Hardrock Gold Gold Ore Mine Cleanup Gold Pan Unsafe Mine Gold Cleanup Mining Camp Chunky gold Lode gold Gold Hoist frame Gold Gold Specimen Piece of gold Gold Pan 1 oz nugget Nugget Nugget Nuggets Nuggets Quartz Nugget Hardrock Gold