Famous Yuba River Dredge Sinks
March 2003 by StaffThe Yuba #21 gold dredge sunk in the Yuba Goldfields of northern California in late January.
• Drones for the independent prospector
Bottom line for you fellow miners: file your claims now in these areas or risk being forever locked out!
To many geologists and prospectors, “greenstone belts” are synonymous with “gold belts” since they provide excellent places to search for gold.
Now that you are actually going to be out there doing some prospecting, I may be able to help.
Present conflicts and realizations having to do with dependence on China have illuminated the fact that suction dredge miners have a vital role to play and are an ignored and untapped domestic resource—until now.
• Whose interests are they really representing?
• Saved by creative math
The Bawl Mill • The Steeple Rock District, New Mexico • The Hunt for Diamonds, Nunavut, Canada • Gold in Maine? • Mud Creek Placer Mine Adventure • Junior Miners and Investors Gather in Canada • Picks & Pans: Dredging at Douglas Creek, Wyoming • Gold in Gossan • Company Notes • Gold Prospecting on the East Fork River, Alaska (Part III—Conclusion) • National Mining Hall of Fall and Museum Calls for Poetry • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Melman on Gold & Silver • Looking Back