Highbanking and the House Rock
June 2010 by Tom LeftwichI hit bedrock at two feet and followed it down as it appeared that I was on the edge of a rib that ran with the river. This was beginning to look very promising and I was seeing some small gold—pieces and flakes—in the header of my sluice box.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
• Canyon Resources
• Vista Gold Corp.
• Placer Dome Inc.
• Royal Gold, Inc.
Once a thriving mining community, the town of Lucky Shot, Alaska, also known as Kellyville, is nowhere to be found today. Buildings were either hauled away or burned. The snow loads of the Talkeetna Mountains crushed some of...
• Assembly Bill 1032
• Cache County v. USFS
• CMA appeals cyanide ban
Trends are geologic situations in which the geological structure of an area is conducive to the deposition of minerals. These structures are generally fault systems that can be small and localized or can run for miles.
My long and tedious trip started July 9, 2005, from Bradley International Airport in Connecticut on a flight to Atlanta. I changed planes and continued on to Anchorage, Alaska.
Many new detector operators and even some experienced ones don’t pay enough attention to keeping their detectors in proper balance. The result is false targets as well as incessant chirping and chatter.
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