Gold & Silver of the Comstock Lode
September 2010 by Chris RalphThere still remains some material in place along the lode that could be mined at high gold and silver prices.
One of the most memorable nuggets I found in Australia was detected on the very last day that I was out prospecting. I was going along swinging my coil and I came across a blaring loud signal that almost blew my ears off.
The town of Liberty is located in the Cascade foothills about 13 miles south of Blewell Pass and northeast of Cle Elum, Washington. Near the confluence of Swauk and Williams Creeks, a road turns east from Highway 97 to the town site. Since the first discovery of gold, placer and lode deposits around Liberty...
We have been playing defense for 100% of the game, and now we are finally playing some offense.
This project began in early August 2002, when approximately 12 major project forwarders were invited to bid on moving a Bucyrus Model 2570W Walking Dragline from the US to Australia.
Q: The nearest access to the claim is a half mile walk, which is tough for a lode claim.
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