Authorities Search for Lost Treasure Hunters
August 2010 by Associated PressRescue workers were searching a rugged Arizona wilderness area in triple-digit temperatures for three Utah men who went missing on July 11, while looking for the legendary Lost Dutchman Gold Mine.
The article that appeared in the October 2002 Issue of ICMJ, “Confessions of a Professional Nuggetshooter,” by Lunk, is an example of how to use a “deep-seeking-type” metal detector to lay down a grid pattern to “mine” eluvial placer gold after prospecting and finding the first nugget as the locus.
Researchers at Johns Hopkins University said they have constructed electronic circuits that can stretch like rubber. Possible uses include wearable electronics or artificial nerves.
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What better place to dredge for gold in the early 1970s than downhill from the largest gold mine in the US? Gold prices were rising, and it was a good time and place to shop for a prospect.
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Several locations in the Mojave Desert region of California have yielded placer gold, apparently scattered from nearby lode deposits that have long-since eroded from existence. Some of the areas are still popular with weekend prospectors, and some have been worked on a much larger scale in recent years.
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