A Guide to Overlooked Gold Deposits—Part I
September 2003 by Lawrence DeeMost gold guidebooks just give a brief description of the geology of placers and focus more on the equipment and techniques used to recover placer gold or to metal detect for gold. This article hopes to stimulate your interest in a different direction.
The Dale Mining district is located in the Pinto Mountains, 18 to 25 miles east and southeast of Twentynine Palms, by way of the Twentynine Palms highway and the unpaved Gold Crown road.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
We panned out maybe three gold pans of the material and we were shocked at the gold that was there. This rock appeared to be rich.
Nevada gold mines produced only about 6 percent more gold in 2010 than they did the year before, but the value of that gold was up a whopping 33 percent.
It is hard to imagine any month during the thirty years I have been writing this column which had more bombshell headlines than the past thirty days.
• Trump cabinet forming
• Last minute regulations
• California suction dredging
The Bawl Mill • Klondike Gold • State Rivers Closed to Prospecting in Washington • The Montezuma Quadrangle, Summit County, Colorado • Looking for Gold in British Columbia • The Reynolds (Star) Gold Mine • Picks & Pans: Sniping for Low Stream Gold • Company Notes • Why Do We Do The Things We Do? • Gallium and Germanium in Utah • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices