Additional Mining Links

LINKS PAGE:

Part of the process of joining the club is to get educated in Placer Mining, the rules, regulations, bureaucracy, asd ultimately you will like to own a claim of your own.  It takes time to learn, so to help you following are many websites for you to visit and get used to.  MTO is a definate to get familiar with, we can guide you but we cannot hold your hand through this or give you short cuts' you have to learn; most new comers are wise to join as panners, as going out with the groups you receive the best of information. 

Listed are Associations, Information on Historical Data regarding Gold Mining on Vancouver Island, other interesting You-Tubes on Mining, Panning, Equipment, Places of Interest to Take Courses, articles of enjoyment pertaining to history, links to articles found on mining, press on mining. If anyone finds a link they would like added to this page, please feel free to email vipma@shaw.ca

MINERAL TITLES ONLINE MTO Provincial Government Access to information on staking claims, filing claims, notice of work, work reports, regulations, SECTION 19, FORMS, etc.

MTO ONLINE HELP  (There are online tutorials here).

HOW TO USE MINERAL TITLES ONLINE FOR THE NOVICE

ASSOCIATIONS

BCPMA - British Columbia Placer Miner's Association VIPMA is affiliated with BCPMA access Nuggets as are the following Associations.

Atlin Mining Association - Contact Randy Miller 250.651.7743

Boundary Mining Association

Cariboo Mining Association

East Kootenay Mining Association

West Kootenay Mining Association - Contact Jason Jacob

Vernon Mining Association

WestCoastPlacer


LOCAL VIDEOS/PRESS

INTERVIEW Bart van den Berk SOOKE NEWS MIRROR AUTHENTIC HISTORY OF LEECHTOWN

Comments by Patrick Lydon

PART 1 Original Journals of Robert Brown & Others PART 11

Summary

ROCK AND GEM SHOW MARCH 17, 2017 GOLD PANNERS

GOLDSTREAM NEWS PAPER Just how could we leave Goldstream Out on the 150th of Leechtown? (Bruce Chaytor VIPMA)

STACEY LOVES PANNING CHEK NEWS "STACY ROSS"

VERY FUNNY TWO YOUNG BOYS @ ACTIVE MINING SITE

VICTORIA ROCK AND GEM SHOW

VICTORIA ROCK AND GEM SHOW

VICTORIA ROCK AND GEM SHOW

PANNING AT MARTIN'S GULCH

PANNING LEECHTOWN

VIPMA HISTORY (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8)

PLACER MINING ON THE LEECH

HISTORY OF LEECHTOWN © Bart van den Berk - Authentic - Original Journals of the Vancouver Island Exploration Expedition

A HISTORY OF GOLDSTREAM PROVINCIAL PARK by PAULA WUORINEN (Excellent Review)

LEECHTOWN GOLD © Richard Long

THE GOLD WILL SPEAK FOR ITSELF © Patrick Lydon Author Notes A "Scrapbook"

BC ARCHIVES

SOOKE MUSEUM

THE FLOOD OF 1979

THE LOST TUNNEL OF LEECHTOWN Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada

LEECHTOWN CAIRN

ED MULLARDS LOST SPANISH MINES (2) ANOTHER PERSPECTIVE

PANNING AT MARTIN'S GULCH

OLD CABIN NANAIMO

OLD ADITS NANAIMO

THE SECRET WORLD OF GOLD : April 2013

GOLDSEEKERS OF VIPMA

TREASURE LEADS

THE GOLDEN SKULL

BLAIR MORRIS


INTERESTING VISITS, PLACES RE: LEECHTOWN /VIPMA

REMINISCING WITH BETTY WINTERS

DOYLE SHEFFIELD PROSPECT FOR TLC PHOTO OF DOYLE(too come)

FORUMS

VANCOUVER PLACER MINERS' FORUM

CANADIAN GOLD PROSPECTING FORUM

CARIBOO PROSPECTORS FORUM

ALASKA GOLD FORUM

MINING INFORMATION

Placer Mining in B.C.

A Brief History of Gold

School Resources (1) Gold Rush

Placer Mining Techniques & Equipment

Placer Mining Techniques & Equipment

Buyers Guide to Best Metal Detectors

(Stock Watch E Blasts On the Gold Market)

Yukoner Honoured For Sparking Modern Gold Rush

VIX (Resource Road Act )

The American History of Gold Mining. 

You -Tubes on panning, and equipment for claim owners (not club):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i41vHHt_NT8&feature=related (Basic Panning Needs)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OrhsjVH_LO8&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2vQVjgM0icg&feature=fvw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZZNXTIB5Gk&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FbKu_wMAAHE&feature=relate

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIn9AYiPT

Courses

Prospector Basic Training - $695.00

This 48-hour course provides the basic information required to become a successful prospector but may also be of interest to amateur rock hounds, students, and field assistants.

BCIT : : Mining and Mineral Exploration : : part-time studies

MINE 1003 – Introduction to Prospecting and Exploration 1: Geology and Mineral ... Association for Mining Exploration BCMost of the courses listed here are ...
minerals and energy For 80 years the BC and Yukon Chamber of Mines has been holding an annual Prospecting course to help hobbyists make the most of their time in the bush ...
http://www.earthsci.org/mineral/mineral.html

External Courses

http://www.amebc.ca/resources-and-publications/courses/external-courses.aspx

Several of AME BC’s Corporate Members have professional development programs geared toward our diverse membership. Current offerings are below.

EduMine – a division of InfoMine Inc. (ONLINE COURSE - maybe good prep?)

EduMine – a division of InfoMine Inc. (ONLINE COURSE - maybe good prep?)

Professional Development and Training Services

EduMine is the leading source of online professional development and technical reference for the worldwide mining and geoscience communities. EduMine also provides a suite of classroom courses, mostly in Vancouver B.C.

For more information on online courses, visit: www.edumine.com/xedumine/selectacourse.asp

For more information on classroom courses, visit www.edumine.com/xedumine/classes.htm

The regional college at Salmon Arm is putting on a beginners to intermediate course sometime soon.


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