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April 2013 by Scott HarnWe still have a few bugs to work out, but our new online forum is up and running.
Keep in mind there are specific steps that must be taken to get your traditional mining district organized if it has fallen into disarray.
The faulting, folding and shearing that occurred in the Mother Lode belt has created zones of structurally weak rocks or contacts between different types of rock, which has been favorable for the deposition of gold bearing ores.
We want to assure you that we took our time, looking for someone energetic and knowledgeable, and I think we found the perfect match.
I furiously started pulling material out of the side wall and putting it in my scoop. It didn't take long to discover that the source of the scream was from a one-ounce chunk...
He got out his new salt gun and began searching for the source of the intruder. He soon isolated the sound to a point in the rafters above the stove.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
The Bawl Mill • Ask the Experts - processing plants that can extract rare earth metals • Ask the Experts - what does MDB&M stand for? • Ask the Experts - proper mining claim procedures • The Hughes Creek Placers, Montana • Benefits of a Detecting Partner • Excavator Testing Wet Placer Ground • Hard Rock Milling: A Matter of Scale • Paperwork Guy—A Cautionary Tale • Detecting For Gold—Are You Up For It? • A Trip Down the Yukon River • Selenium, Mercury and Suction Dredging—Studies Contradict CA State Water Resources Board • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices