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  1. Welcome

    1. News and Announcements

      Announcements related to ICMJs Prospecting and Mining Journal and the forum.

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    2. Forum Rules

      Updated: 3/26/13

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    3. Login Issues

      Questions about setting up your forum account

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  2. ICMJ's Forum Categories

    1. Sluicing, Highbanking and Dredging

      Questions and comments related to sluicing, highbanking and dredging activities.

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    2. Metal Detecting for Gold

      Questions and comments related to metal detecting for gold nuggets. All brands of detectors are included.

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    3. Panning, Sniping and Sampling

      Questions and comments related to panning, sniping and sampling placer deposits.

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    4. Hard Rock Mining

      Questions and comments related to hard rock mining operations and methods.

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    5. Geology and Ore Deposits

      Questions and comments related to geology, minerals and ore deposits, including their formation and exploration.

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    6. Assaying, Testing and Refining

      Questions and comments related to assaying, testing and refining of ores and minerals. Includes identification of rocks and minerals.

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    7. Gold Recovery Methods

      Questions and comments related to recovering gold from ores and placer gravel deposits.

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    8. Larger Scale Placer Mining Operations and Equipment

      Questions and comments related to setting up and operating a commercial placer mining operation, including the equipment used in these operations.

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    9. Gold and Silver: Real Money

      Thoughts and comments related to the value of hard assets like gold and silver, as opposed to fiat money unsupported by any real commodity.

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    10. Mining Company Stocks

      Thoughts and comments related to investment in various small exploration and mining company stocks. Includes news of these company’s activities.

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    11. General Mining Questions

      Questions about mining related topics not covered in the categories above.

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    12. Prospecting Adventures 

      Share your prospecting adventures and experiences, good and bad, successful and not so successful.

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    13. Drywashing

      No water available? This is your place.

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