A Golden Dream Come True
November 2007 by Gus PeppleyWe found the area where this patch of gold nuggets was located by researching several books on old mining districts. By the end of the 2006 winter we had about five different locations that we wanted to investigate.
They tend to be big, coming in large to extremely large sizes. They can also be amazingly rich and produce huge amounts of very high-grade ore.
• From public representative to public nuisance
• Don’t call us; we’ll call you...
• A look at the numbers...
Back in the early 1800s, there was a gold mine being dug in a mining community called Garden Valley. Garden Valley is located northeast of Sacramento, between Georgetown and Coloma. They called it Garden Valley because there were some miners who thought there might be more money in growing and selling vegetables than in mining for gold.
Workers at a hotel construction site uncovered a Gold Rush-era ship that had been buried for decades under the streets of the city’s Financial District.
I believe gold and silver prices, to at least some extent, negatively mirror the society's confidence in the ability of government to continue providing economic and social services.
A National Academy of Sciences report shows that the Environmental Protection Agency greatly underestimated the cancer risks of arsenic in drinking water, according to EPA officials and other environmental experts familiar with the report.
• NEPA improvements coming?
• Speaking of the Forest Service...
• Murkowski proposes tax increase on miners
• Kensington impact statement affirmed
• Rock Creek on hold, for now
• ESA reform update
• Desert Mineral Mining; one down, two to go for permits
• Montana smells a RAT
The Bawl Mill • Ask the Experts • Prairie Creek Project Approaches Final Hurdle • Dawson City and the World Gold Panning Championships • Journeys in the Kingman Quadrangle—Part IV • Silver Bonanza in the Sierra Madre: The Glorious Past of Batopilas—Part II • The Business of Mining—The Benefits of an S Corporation • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • The Risks of Mining Overseas