Ask The Experts: What is a Spanish needle?
July 2017 by Chris Ralph
Some fellow in Texas was selling a Spanish needle—a dousing device used to recover minerals in the old days. Do you know anything about these?
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Q: How do you amend a placer claim?
Why are there no maps of the so-called mining districts?
Geologic references for northern Nevada
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