Aviators Carry Gold Coins
June 1999 by StaffAccording to the article, a U.S. military spokesman said that gold coins have, at various times, been part of official U.S. military survival packs since the Vietnam War.
Over the years that I have been detecting for gold I have had many of the same questions come up. I decided to write this article to hopefully answer some questions that a person wishing to detect for gold may have.
Since we’ve already covered the basics of permitting a “Notice Level” mining operation, it’s time to talk actual mining.
...this time of year the days are short, the temperatures cold and the weather reliably poor. That’s why the middle of winter is the best time for me to be doing research to find new gold deposits and places to explore after the weather warms and...
Sen. John McCain stated recently that if elected president, he would overturn President Clinton's executive order putting more national forest land off-limits to logging.
The mining district is more than 110 years old, but the two recreational mining areas are new. The State of Alaska designated the Petersville Recreational Mining Area within the past year and the Alaska Gold Mining Camp is not much older, so you can expect to find some unmined ground!
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.
A treasure-seeking young man whose name will forever remain anonymous made the months-long journey either over land or by sailing ship to California after word spread about the gold strike in 1849.
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