California State Gold Panning Championships
October 2011 by StaffThis was a tough task and it required really fast speed and perfect gold recovery, with 210 gold panners competing to advance.
Last month was one of the most unusual in recent memory. For virtually an entire month, the news media was focused almost entirely with death and dying.
An agreement between developer Teck-Pogo and an environmental group will allow construction work to resume on the Pogo gold mine.
One of the most important things prospectors do is work to figure out where to go prospecting. Along with understanding the basic geology and putting yourself in a favorable area, one of the things a prospector might consider in finding a location to search is the existence of mining belts also known as mineral deposit trends.
Eight US coal, metal and nonmetal mines that achieved a perfect safety record in 2002—a combined 1.9 million employee hours without any time lost to serious injury or a fatality—were honored with prestigious “Sentinels of Safety Awards” presented by Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health David Lauriski
Because quartz and gold may be deposited together across a considerable range of temperatures, not all quartz veins are the same, and there are several different types of gold-quartz deposits.
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