California State Gold Panning Championship Results
November 2000 by StaffThis year the State Gold Panning Championships were held August 24-27, at the California State Fair, sponsored by the Motherlode Goldhounds and Cal Expo.
• Partial win for miners
• California suction dredging
• Feds continue to push for more public lands
• Idaho suction dredging
A wealthy gold trader was charged with paying one of his workers to arrange the stabbing death of the businessman’s estranged wife...
The fight over an agreement a northern Wisconsin town passed almost four years ago that endorsed a proposed underground zinc and copper mine near Crandon goes before a Dane County judge next month.
If approved, the project would use block caving to extract the remaining ore, most of which is 7,000 feet below ground level.
Mexico is not noted for gold, but is better known for silver and copper. However, the states of Chihuahua and Sonora, in northwestern Mexico, contain some sizeable gold deposits. A number of these deposits were mined during the boom of 1982-2002. One operation that has remained active up to the present is La Herradura Mine...
• An idea that is overdue...
• Oh Lord, won’t you buy me a Mercedes Benz?
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