Aussie Gold—A Look at New South Wales
January 2002 by A.R. CameronNew South Wales is similar to Queensland. The Great Dividing Range runs close to the coast with large forests on the coastal plain. Inland from the mountains are vast grasslands with occasional forests extending to arid plains and desert.
Oregon dredgers have been receiving notices of intent to sue for violations of the Clean Water Act (CWA) from the Northwest Environmental Defense Center (NEDC).
The Royal Canadian Mint will soon unveil a gold coin worth one million Canadian dollars ($850,000 US).
The majority of the gold produced in Goldfield has come from ores that are close enough to the surface to be oxidized by the air. This oxidized ore is normally a soft, shattered, earthy material usually stained yellow to brown by oxides of iron.
Oscar Espinoza considers himself an amateur gold prospector, but the gold nugget he recently found puts many seasoned prospectors to shame.
The seventh annual California State Championships started off with a roar and it never ended until the champions were named at the end of the two-day event. The setting was perfect. The event was being held in the historic mining town of Foresthill, northeast of Sacramento.
Gold mining is garnering national attention as the economy slows and more Americans look for a way to make ends meet.
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