A Practical Approach to Dowsing
June 2003 by Dave ParkhurstThe use of dowsing methods to locate underground minerals and materials has been a rather delicate subject for some time. A certain stigma has been automatically attached to both the methods employed and the persons who use these techniques.
...controversy and animosity seem to be steadily increasing, quite possibly to the benefit of our precious metals as gold is now resting comfortably above $1,300—the highest level in more than two years as of mid-February.
There are numerous old mercury (quicksilver) mines in the central Coast Ranges of California, from San Benito County on the south to Lake County on the north, a distance of 225 miles.
The principal gold belt in Vermont extends south from the Canadian border along the east side of the Green Mountains, as far south as the Massachusetts line. The entire region was glaciated during the Great Ice Age and the glaciers contained streaks of finely-divided gold, so some of the gold found in Vermont originated in what is now Canada.
Feeling through the mud, I felt the weight and shape of what could only be gold. Throwing my hand in the water revealed a sixteen-gram nugget oozing with character.
If we lose, the radical environmentalists have a roadmap to replicate their success everywhere.
Q: In the Feb 2008 Mining Journal you ran an article, “Gold Deposits of North Carolina,” by Chris Ralph. The article states that the 1872 Mining Law does not apply in North Carolina and in fact only has merit in 19 of the 50 states. Can you explain how that could happen?
The gold is all for sale. Just one tiny coin alone could go for $1 million because of its combination of rarity and the history behind it...
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