Dairy Farmer Hits Pay Dirt
April 2000 by Associated PressGary Tainter sold his herd of dairy cows two years ago to dig for gold, and so far his venture is paying off.
The Resolution copper mine is near Superior, Arizona (population 3,500), along the west side of the Pinal Mountains in central Arizona, 64 miles east of downtown Phoenix. The region receives about 16 inches of rain per year, enough to support chaparral vegetation.
Successful miners report that the Peshastin’s gold is unusually course and most of the recovered nuggets are small pickers. Flood gold is prevalent here and easy to find and recover on the Peshastin.
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