Finding Diamond Deposits With Your PC—Part II
May 2009 by W. Dan Hausel
As you search for cryptovolcanic structures in Colorado and Wyoming look to see if the anomaly has white soil. If the anomaly lies within a forest of pines, often the depression will occur in a distinct treeless area outlined by aspens and willows.
The Mexican Gold Belt
Mexico is a large country, much larger than the state of Alaska. It is almost as long as the US is wide. It has climates that range from tropical rainforests in the south to barren deserts in the north. The Sierra Madre is a forested plateau that reaches elevations in excess of 10,000 feet. It parallels the west coast of the country.
Public Lands for the People (PLP) has come up with a guide for miners and prospectors that they believe will alleviate many of the problems faced when operating on public lands managed by the US Forest Service.
Over the Divide
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Dum-Dum Dodges a Boom-Boom
He could tell that the top part just slid partway down over the bottom half. So, he tried to twist it apart with his hands. No go!
California Miners Locate Rich Pocket of Specimen Gold
Over fifty pieces of dendritic gold, ranging from 1 gram up to 2.5 ounces, were recently discovered at a mine in the Allegheny Mining District in Northern California.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
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