Cashing In Your Gold: Working With A Refiner
September 2008 by Chris RalphMany miners who have hoarded their gold for years are now tempted by higher prices. Several friends with multiple pound nugget collections have sold them recently for cash.
There still remains some material in place along the lode that could be mined at high gold and silver prices.
Q: The nearest access to the claim is a half mile walk, which is tough for a lode claim.
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We all continued over to another location at the top of a massive placer operation. Arriving at the draw, I showed everyone where gold had been found before and we all began detecting.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
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