February 2009 by StaffExcerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
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Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
There are many smaller old hard rock mines out there—more than you might think. There are some small hard rock properties that are even open to be claimed if one does the right amount of research to find them.
I’m not sure if it was the cold, clear, pure drinking waters of Grubstake Gulch and Willow Creek that have drawn me over the years, or the flat nuggets of gold I have dug out now and then. Since about 1973, I’ve extensively prospected up...
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