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Dan Stanton

Dan and his wife live in Southern California and have been prospecting throughout the state for 15 years. They like all forms of prospecting such as sluicing, drywashing, metal detecting and panning, and have a passion for preserving what’s left of old mining towns and districts. He welcomes comments via.

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The Highs and Hazards of Desert Prospecting

Auburn, California

Drywashing Moist Dirt

Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Golden Memories

Butte County: Another Mother Lode Favorite

Grizzly Flats, California—Another Mother Lode Gold Rush Town

The Joys of Desert Prospecting

Another Prospecting Adventure: Coulterville

Downieville: Another Gold Rush Favorite

Georgetown CA: A Historically Rich Mother Lode Treasure

The Historic Gold Rush Town of Quincy

Drywashing for Desert Gold—Part III

Drywashing for Desert Gold—Part II

Drywashing for Desert Gold—Part I

The Kern River

Jamestown and Our Mother Lode Gold Rush Adventures


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