History of Oil in California
February 2001 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDOil is a naturally occurring combustible fluid of organic origin that is commonly found in California and in many other parts of the world.
Throughout the colorful history of mining, reviews of old documents and stories have led to new mineral discoveries.
He no sooner had turned around and started moving when I hollered again that I had another nice one.
When it comes to the expense of using a car, van, pickup or panel truck for business purposes, they can be deducted by the operation as 'transportation" expenses.
You have made your presence known with the BLM or Forest Service, placed Mining District signs along the entrance points to your district, and found support with other local miners. But how do you gain popular support?
A prospector, who wishes to remain nameless, located the pictured chevron gold specimens on October 29, 2003.
I didn’t know what to expect because the area we were working was not close to the water, but we were pleasantly surprised when we began to pan out some nice flakes and a few pickers.
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