Canadian Officials Foresee Little Impact From Mine
February 2005 by Associated PressCanadian regulators said they have found no significant environmental impacts from a proposed British Columbia mine near the Alaska border.
So far this year we have recovered over three pounds of gold and the hard rock veins seem to go on forever. We now have three claims that can produce good enough gold to set up a productive operation.
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Well, as they say, "there's a time for everything and everything has it's time"—or something like that!
Once indicators start showing up along or below a contact I start to get excited. When I have shale, and outcroppings of diorite with iron-red, gritty soil and some clay thrown in, I really get lightheaded. I may be a mile away from the nearest diggings but that’s okay. I just found a spot that could provide some nice nugget hunting.
There is a unique anticipation that comes with waking in gold country. The long early morning rays bring warmth after a cold night. Restless nights allow thoughts of gold hidden in the ground for too long.
Why couldn’t we take some cold river water, pass it through some cooling coils and cool the air in the mine? This thought came to me one Sunday afternoon while fishing, knee deep, in the cold Coeur d’Alene River just west of Kellogg, Idaho.
In the late 1850s, a prospector named Andrew Kennedy discovered gold in an outcropping of quartz not far from the present-day town of Jackson in California’s Amador County. His productive claim soon developed into the...
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