Alaska Geologist Survives Grizzly Attack
August 2010 by Associated Press“When he stepped into the clearing he didn’t snarl and stand up and show me how big he was. He just came for me,” Miller said.
To the writer's knowledge, this was the first discovery of silver and lead in North Carolina and perhaps one of the first official discoveries of silver east of the Mississippi River.
The interesting thing about the Mother Lode area is that we can pretty much find at least a little gold in any creek or river (and even in some of the many dry gulches).
Our world of precious metals showed several conflicting trends. Gold fell sharply from last month’s highs to the area between 265 and 270 and then stabilized in that area.
My father recalled fondly his early years of flying his Super Cub into the Preacher Creek watershed in search of game and gold, landing on wind blown ridges traversed by the giant Porcupine caribou herd that frequented the area.
Q: Could you write more about the last two methods that you mentioned—the expanding chemical mixtures and the micro blasters, how and when to use them, and when not to use them?
Legislation designed to provide full permit refunds to all suction dredge miners in California has been hijacked in an Assembly policy committee.
ICMJ applauds BLM whistleblower and US District Court Judge for their integrity
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