Beach Mining Returns to Washington State
March 2009 by David KnowlenWashington State gold miners received good news when they were recently informed that State officials have granted them authority to resume limited placer gold beach mining...
We found the area where this patch of gold nuggets was located by researching several books on old mining districts. By the end of the 2006 winter we had about five different locations that we wanted to investigate.
...we were able to pull out close to another 3+ ounces of small, angular Silver City gold. This also included several more small nuggets, pieces of wire gold and some quartz-gold pieces—not bad for 4 days with a small sluice.
As I arrived at my detecting location, I got all my gear and headed up the trail. I had to stop and take in the devastation all around me.
We have been playing defense for 100% of the game, and now we are finally playing some offense.
Alaska is a land of extremes and the weather is no exception. By the time we reached the mighty Yukon River we could see a dark line of clouds stretching from east to west as far as the eye could see.
• Homestake Mining Company
• Cominco American Inc.
• Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd.
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