California Dredgers: A Step Closer to Getting Back in the Water
June 2014 by Scott Harn...Judge Ochoa ordered the parties to participate in mandatory settlement hearings starting June 24, 2014.
...Judge Ochoa ordered the parties to participate in mandatory settlement hearings starting June 24, 2014.
I had my heart set on finding a large nugget on this trip, and it seemed to me that pounding known patches was not likely to turn up a monster. Inevitably I would spend at least half my day wandering off...
Once you have a detector, learn how to use it and get out in the field—you can’t find anything with it in your garage.
The 316 Mining Company has not been all that successful, but does not ever seem to learn from their past mistakes.
Once a seam is found it can be traced for miles in either direction. While you are tracing a clay line, you are looking for indicators. The indicators that I look for are ironstone, hematite, different color clays intermingled with the clay line, and a very iron-rich, brown gritty soil.
Today it is getting tougher and tougher to find a place to prospect. There is one significant haven left for the small miner...
I have seen many samples taken originally with an eye toward getting the highest grades possible, but later someone claims that those results represent an average grade of the whole gravel deposit.
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