California State Gold Panning Championships
October 2006 by StaffThe California State Gold Panning Championships are part of the Foresthill Heritage Celebration, which has increased in stature a lot this year. The addition and growth of the annual California State Lumberjack Championships to...
The naturally occurring white scouring powder called Old Dutch Cleanser, originally from Kern County, California, is a household helper known throughout America. As a sink, stove, and tub cleaner, the abrasive pumicite is one of...
“We feel that we can clean up an area that has been abandoned after 100 years of mining,” Lyon said.
The mining and logging camp of Zeballos (pop. 272) is located on an arm of Esperanza Inlet, on the southwest side of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Vancouver Island is 301 miles, by road, and reaches elevations as high as 7,249 feet.
After removing about six inches of dirt and cobbles, the sound was a bit more recognizable. I was now confident that there was a definite target and not just a ground noise.
My third sample location proved to be my last and most interesting. I needed to look no further.
Before heading out to work the same old ground, or blindly seeking a previously unknown gold placer area to drywash or detect, maybe you would benefit from doing a little research.
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