April 1999 by StaffExcerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
I love to see old-timer workings while I am out detecting for gold. For one thing, it assures me that gold came from there. Second, it tells me gold should almost certainly still be there.
• Pacific Legal Foundation joins effort to overturn California dredging moratorium
• PLP fund drive continues
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
In 1926, Carl W. Chilson wrote the authentic history of his family and the discovery of the legendary Apache Mine of the Silver Bullets. The story starts out in 1868 when Steve L. Chilson leaves Bandera, Texas, with his family en route...
Oleophilic means "affinity to or attracted to oils," and this includes gold an diamonds.
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