April 2004 by StaffExcerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
“Metal detecting is not a social function.” So said a good friend of mine. And it’s true. But that’s not to say the benefits of having a prospecting partner don’t outweigh those of being alone.
British Columbia is poised for a “golden decade” in forestry and mining, Premier Gordon Campbell says.
It is hard to imagine any month during the thirty years I have been writing this column which had more bombshell headlines than the past thirty days.
Q: How can I locate good places to prospect and meet like-minded individuals at the same time?
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