How to Find Gold in Hot Ground With A VLF Detector
April 2010 by Russ FordHe didn’t recognize what he was hearing, of course, but to my ear that bank was full of small gold.
In years past, it was a long, mosquito infested walk through these hills, not only as a youth but also as an enthusiastic gold prospector and explorer in search of old gold mines and lost paystreaks. Hours were spent going through...
A second copper mine is opening in Utah with prices for the metal at their highest in a decade.
At an altitude of over 4,000 feet, in the mountainous terrain of eastern San Diego County, lies the once productive Julian Mining District. Beginning with placer prospecting in 1869, this area moved rapidly into underground quartz or vein mining for gold.
When a federal employee decided to make a safety video for miners, she didn’t expect to reopen 30-year-old wounds from one of the nation’s worst mining disasters. But a roomful of tough men had watery eyes as they watched the film “You Are My Sunshine,” which recounted the Sunshine Mine disaster of 1972 that claimed 91 lives.
The nugget sat there in plain sight, though it was covered in dirt, while hundreds of people had passed that way every day.
by Mella Rothwell Harmon
Nevada Department of Museums, Library and Arts
"This was Nevada"
Last month we witnessed numerous news items that appear to confirm a new, and perhaps ominous, trend in America’s relationships with the rest of the world. We are referring to a visible increase in America’s vulnerability to foreign actions.
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