Bullion River's French Gulch Gold Mine
December 2008 by Chris RalphBullion River is working the old Washington and Niagara properties, together with a number of other smaller historic mines in the French Gulch district. The current underground mine operations are producing an average 35 to 40 tons per day of high-grade ore...
Some fellow in Texas was selling a Spanish needle—a dousing device used to recover minerals in the old days. Do you know anything about these?
What are the tell signs of garnet deposits?
Sniping for gold… what does it mean to you? To me, sniping is taking a mask and snorkel along with a screwdriver and squeeze bottle to search for gold lying on or in bedrock.
The Candelaria area is of interest to prospectors not just for silver, gold and other metals, but also for the beautiful gemstones found there.
Toward the end of this summer, we expect another Federal Register notice will be published that deals with Forest Service mining regulations.
I finally received my day in court on February 3, 2010. Donald Koch was not present. Instead, Terry Dickerson from the California Dept. of Fish and Game appeared in an attempt to represent the defendant.
Q: About 158,000 tons of ore is estimated to remain on the property. Worth further investigation?
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