California State Gold Panning Championships
October 2015 by Don RobinsonThis year’s 2015 California State Gold Panning Championships were wild and hectic.
• Training to be greener...but still unemployed
• By the Numbers
• Notable Quotes
Most ore bodies generate a voltage, giving the prospector another valuable method of tracing and locating these hidden minerals. With the Oretron, one can sense and measure these voltages along the ground surface...
...I would bet considerably more lode gold and silver remains to be found in this area, and there are possibilities for small placers and nugget shooting.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Most of the world's ore deposits have been found by prospectors, not by geologists nor mining engineers. This article has been prepared with this fact in mind.
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