Basic Drywashing Principles
August 2001 by Jim StraightWithin the arid desert regions of the American Southwest and Western Australia, drywashers have proven to be a simple and inexpensive method for concentrating placer gold. Drywashers are not limited to desert operations...
A court ruled that a taxi driver and amateur prospector who unearthed a 14.5-pound (6.6-kg) gold nugget on someone else's land is allowed to keep it.
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I recently grew complacent, and it caused me to make a mistake that resulted in the loss of a mining claim. It brought my mining plans for the summer to a complete halt.
Excerpts from CMJ published 50 years ago this month.
We received entries from readers in fourteen states for our contest to find out who has the oldest surviving copy of the Journal, originally named the California Mining Journal..
On June 6, 2005, the Forest Service published a Final Rule regarding section 36 of the Code of Federal Regulations Part 228 (36 CFR 228) titled, “Clarification as to When a Notice of Intent to Operate and/or Plan of Operation is Needed..."
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