California State & National Gold Panning Championships
October 2016 by Don RobinsonBy the end of the day Sunday there were a lot of tired panners! By then they could have panned more than 14 times to make it to the end. This was not a picnic!
I researched the Internet and found a number of table makers, but technology has changed in the last 25 years. No one could sell me a kit for a new deck with wooden riffles...
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Metal Detecting Within the Cordillera for Gold Placers Associated With Tertiary Epithermal Ore Deposits
This is a follow-up article to “Epithermal Ore Deposits...” published in the December 2000 issue. Related tables and maps were included with the previous article. If you did not receive the December issue you can still view the previously published maps on our web site by clicking on “January 2001 Featured Article.”—Editor
A quartz piece was rolled over and there it was, staring right at us—beautiful, coarse gold coming right out of the quartz rock. It was almost the size of a softball, and it looked like over one quarter of it had gold throughout!
For gold advocates, the theme this past month could have been Life should be beautiful! After all, just consider some of the events of the past month.
Can I treat a sample with muriatic acid?
The Bawl Mill • Ask The Experts: Should I remove someone else’s claim post from my claim? • Ask The Experts: Question about resolving a quitclaim error • A New Prospecting Spot • Underground Mining: Stoping Methods • MMAC & PLP Update • Digging It Dry • Alternative Financing Alternatives • Dredging Therapy • Moving The Big Rocks • Modesto, California Man Finds 18-Ounce Nugget • New ICMJ Website Almost Here • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices