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.
How do sluicing and drywashing compare in effciency?
Your correspondent has been around quite a while on this globe of ours, but seldom have we ever seen a collection of calamities such as has occurred during this past ten months.
My intention was to end this discussion with waypoints and routes, then I found USGS maps of the Plainfield Quadrangle.
The settlement did not grant an immediate approval for the project, but it did begin to clear the way for the company to apply for federal permits—a path the Obama administration previously had thwarted.
…we cheered and high-fived each other as the ore cart slowly crested the top of the headframe, then picked up a bit of speed on the short downhill section and came to an abrupt halt, ejecting its contents of ore…
Last month I wrote an article entitled “Good Assays and Bad,” which gathered a few comments.
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