September 2003 by Staff• NovaGold Resources
• Golden Star Resources
• SearchGold Resources
• Ivanhoe Mines
• Canyon Resources Corp.
Lieutenant Henry O. Flipper might well have been correct about the “Santa Fe de Rodríquez” being the name of what is now called Guaynopa. However, an Indian named Agustín de la Cruz, who was associated with Cristóbal Rodríquez, is credited with discovering the mine in 1741. It is probable that the Spanish settlement had indeed been found because of its rather extensive ruins.
We are in the planning stages for our next trip to DC. Clark and I are looking at returning after the mid-term elections, probably around the end of November or early December, to continue discussions with members of Congress…
The Phoenix Gold Mine is located approximately 7 miles south of Concord, North Carolina, and was discovered in about 1836, some 37 years following the first discovery of gold in the United States and a few years following the discovery of gold in quartz veins by Joseph Barringer.
New theories have been developed and they may lead to new discoveries and give prospectors some new insight on where to look for diamonds.
PDAC’s (Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada) annual convention held each spring in Toronto, Ontario, Canada is generally regarded as the largest and most impressive annual gathering of the mining industry in the world.
Here's the kicker—for every lost flake there was a five minute penalty added to the time. Lost gold generally meant you didn't make it past the preliminaries.
On our last trip, we brought ropes and went down the first waterfall forty vertical feet, only to be confronted by a second, sixty-foot-high, overhanging waterfall that emptied into a slot canyon.
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