Beach Mining for Gold
March 2010 by Chris RalphCommonly these layers contain small particles of gold and platinum, and in places where they are sufficiently concentrated, the metallic particles are abundant enough to be extracted profitably.
There are not a lot of tools needed to get out and take advantage of the situation. Other than my wetsuit, I typically travel light with a gold pan, maybe a pry bar and a few crevice cleaning tools.
Labor Day! The last chance of the year to do some dredging in Wyoming. Wyoming’s dredging season runs from June through the Labor Day weekend.
As part of the Hope-Sunrise Mining District, mining activity was at a frenzy in the area in 1902, when miners like Mr. S.W. Weible worked the gold rich gravels of Canyon Creek...and recovered $7,000 in gold dust.
One of the consequences of the weakening economy and the sharp declines in NASDAQ securities was a sudden weakening of the US Dollar (see chart of D-Mark). As investors began to pull their funds out of the US and return the funds to their native lands, this resulted in sales of the dollar, reducing it in value.
• Take a seat
• Hold everything!
• Flying under the radar
• Last minute spending spree
Judge Ochoa went so far as to call the California permit scheme “unenforceable.”
I had some success following this premise this summer, finding a few nuggets in places I think I overlooked in the past.
The Bawl Mill • Legislative and Regulatory Update • Utah Proposes Using Eminent Domain Against Federal Government • Gold in Alaska • Mining Trade Group Sues Nevada Over Tax Initiative • Battle Heats Up Over California Suction Dredging • China Will Put Rio Tinto Employees on Trial • Highbanking on the Similkameen River • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes & Mineral and Metal Prices