Gold Mine Becomes "Golden Partner" of California Sesquicentennial
March 1999 by StaffOriginal Sixteen to One Mine Inc., the second oldest United States publicly traded gold mining company, became a Golden Partner of the California Sesquicentennial last month.
For the last two years we’ve held a hands-on prospectors training session in the Iowa Hill district of California’s Mother Lode country as a part of our Gold Prospecting and Mining Summit event. Because of this, I thought it might be good to take a look at the history, geology and opportunities that the Iowa Hill district still offers to the individual prospector.
Brian Barclay makes a 275-mile commute across Colorado every week to work near this dusty little town, drawn by a natural gas boom that has added trucks, cranes and hundreds of people to the rocky landscape.
...I would bet considerably more lode gold and silver remains to be found in this area, and there are possibilities for small placers and nugget shooting.
Prospectors typically stumble upon diamonds while searching for other minerals.
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