2001 World Gold Panning Championships
February 2002 by StaffMaryborough, Victoria Australia
Mike Sutton, Reigning
California State Champion, Takes Gold
A Draft Environmental Impact Statement has finally been released for Robert and Marjorie Miller’s proposed lode mine, the Robin Redbreast Lode, in the Uncompahgre Wilderness, located outside of Montrose, Colorado.
Throughout the colorful history of mining, reviews of old documents and stories have led to new mineral discoveries.
At the state level, there’s a possibility that California Governor Newsom could be removed and replaced during his upcoming recall election, which will be held in September.
Q: Do I still have rights to this mining claim?
Which comes first, claim filing or staking?
When I dropped the boulder into my son’s hand everyone spoke a single word in unison, “Wow!”
There are times when being able to recognize a type of rock can make you a much more successful prospector.
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