Gold in Alabama
May 2003 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDAlabama, 52,423 square miles in area, lies at the southwestern end of the Appalachian Mountains. The highest point in the state is only 2,407 feet above sea level. Summers are long and humid, whereas winters are mild.
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The bright yellow nugget caught my eye as I pulled the astroturf down the sluice box into the large plastic tub. I grabbed it from the mat, pretty much in shock because of its size.
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