Gold Prospecting in Maine - Part I
April 2010 by Stan D'OrioWithin five minutes there were nine brook trout hanging around, feeding on nymphs I was stirring up. They were having a field day, sometimes getting within inches of my mask. It was almost like they were begging for more food.
The Reno Masonic Lodge was built along the railroad tracks back when Ulysses S. Grant was president and shortly after the Comstock Lode of gold and silver was struck in Virginia City.
A treasure-seeking young man whose name will forever remain anonymous made the months-long journey either over land or by sailing ship to California after word spread about the gold strike in 1849.
Imagine being able to get gold from plants. This phenomenon is called phytomining. But it’s not as easy, or as profitable, as it sounds. You may have heard of phytoremediation—the process of extracting metal contaminants from soil.
• Nearly half their income goes to the government...
• Prison life has its priviledges
Officials for the largest gold producing company in the world claimed a significant legal victory over environmentalists who they accused of abusing the appeals process to thwart mining in Nevada.
• Reason for adits rather than shafts?
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