Gold Hunters Hit the Web in Fight with Missile Range
July 1999 by Associated PressA group that hunted for gold for years on Victorio Peak on this restricted southern New Mexico test range has taken its legal battle against the Army to a website.
Augers can be used effectively for placer exploration with certain limitations.
“In light of the results of the midterm elections our focus will be with the US Senators and their staffers that we have already been working with.”
A 1,200-mile long east-west zone, containing unusual geologic features, has been recognized in the eastern half of the United States for over 100 years. It coincides, in a general way, with the 38° parallel. There are as many opinions on the origin of the features as there are geologists. Most of the features are circular or oval in form, and some are concealed by younger rocks. They are found in 8 states, from Kansas east to Virginia.
Three former employees of a Colorado gold mine face charges of stealing more than $1.7 million in unprocessed gold, prosecutors said.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
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