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!
State regulators imposed a record $11 million fine on the operators of a gold mine in the Sierra foothills east of Sacramento.
...an entity that is a partnership or limited liability company under the laws of the state in which it is formed may elect to be taxed as a regular C-corporation or as an S-corporation under the check-the-box rules.
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Most fire assayers are trained to observe the cupelled beads very carefully, noting any discoloring or surface roughness that might indicate that one or more of the platinum group metals (PGMs) are present. The “clues and tests” I have included in this article stem from several sources, including my 35 years of experience performing torch assays...
There are not a lot of tools needed to get out and take advantage of the situation. Other than my wetsuit, I typically travel light with a gold pan, maybe a pry bar and a few crevice cleaning tools.
In this review of precious and base metal deposits in Arizona, it is apparent that several significant mines and mineral deposits occur in eastern Arizona, and there is considerable potential for new discoveries.
Have you ever wondered what it is going to take to stop the insanity of politicians and environmental groups from taking away our rights?
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