History of Mining—Bradshaw Mountains, AZ—Part II
December 2000 by Frank Lorey IIILast month, the earliest mining areas of the Bradshaw Mountains around Prescott, AZ, were explored in the first part of the article. The Lynx Creek and Walker areas still provide many opportunities for weekend prospectors...
• Environmental solution becomes the problem
• How much money are you forfeiting?
• The unbearable snowman
Highway 49—the “Golden Highway”—heads northeast out of Placer County into a stretch of Nevada County that is almost as busy as it was during the Gold Rush. The neighboring towns of Grass Valley and Nevada City are still booming—a beautiful location to live in the Sierra foothills.
A Carson City recluse whose body was found in his home at least a month after he died left only $200 in his bank account.
Of all the difficult gold placer sites to evaluate, none can compare with trying to dig to bedrock through twenty or thirty feet of soaked overburden through which water is slowly seeping downgrade.
• Re: Tyrie's Roadway Nugget
• Re: Are Permits Needed for Highbanking in California
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
The state of Sonora, slightly smaller in area than Utah, lies in-northwestern Mexico, adjoining Arizona to the south. It is characterized, on the east, by a high volcanic plateau, the Sierra Madre Occidental, which forms its boundary with Chihuahua.
The Bawl Mill • Letter to the Editor • Potaro District, Guyana • World Gold Council Launches $3 Million Ad Campaign • Prospecting With Color • Prospecting for Platinum in Wyoming • Picks & Pans: More Big River Dredging in Northern California • Epithermal Ore Deposits Associated With Tertiary Volcanism—And the Feasibility of Metal Detecting for Them • A Changing Diamond Industry Looks to Canada for Growth • Company Notes • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices