July 2004 by StaffExcerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
To many geologists and prospectors, “greenstone belts” are synonymous with “gold belts” since they provide excellent places to search for gold.
Oleophilic means "affinity to or attracted to oils," and this includes gold an diamonds.
I knew the nuggets got into the nugget patch somehow, I just had to figure out how and from what direction they came.
Judging by news accounts, Tracy was doing exactly what H.R. 365, commonly referred to as the Mining Act of 1866, allows him to do.
She said a few thoughts did cross her mind at the time; she thought maybe she should have looked more thoroughly for that hand-drawn map to the claim that we had given her the previous year.
In the high desert hills more than 60 miles west of Prescott, Bagdad’s residents chat about the Wednesday golf league, the girls softball team and the new cafeteria over at the school.
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