1st Annual Placer County Open Gold Panning Championships—1999
November 1999 by Annie RobinsonBefore it was over, 200 buckets of gravel and gold were swished and swirled in competition to determine who was the best gold panner in the County.
Placers that are directly associated with lode deposits are sometimes overlooked and may have good potential for those who are willing to search for them.
Confluences of placer streams are well known as concentration sites for heavy minerals. The basic reason is that...
Researchers in Australia have uncovered evidence that a tiny microbe may have the Midas touch of Greek legend, capable of turning dust to gold.
The names attached to these areas came about from many sources. Many are easy to see why the name was given while others had a more contrasting note to them.
In an effort to resolve the controversy over whether certain expenditures made by a mining operation or mining-related business are currently deductible as repair expenses...the Internal Revenue Service has finally released new regulations.
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Washington D.C. is reviewing a land swap with a private company because the bureau allowed an employee of the company to arrange the deal.
• Court to government: “Can you hear me now?”
• There’s gold in them thar… holes?
• FEMA (Free Easy Money for All)
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