April 1999 by StaffExcerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Q: What's the difference between a header box and a crash box?
All 28 groups listed agree that Section 402 of the Clean Water Act does not apply and no dredge miner should be asking a state or federal agency for such a permit.
"This is just the tip of the iceberg," Hill said. "It's going to take 200 years to dig it all out."
One of the largest gold nuggets ever found with a VLF metal detector: I got a huge signal, and I was thinking it was just another piece of junk—perhaps an old can or piece of a shovel.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Strange things do indeed occur. Here we were in western Nevada’s Walker Lake District, normally one of the driest areas for mining operations in America, and we couldn’t access a sizeable portion of Gryphon Gold’s project areas due to...
I believe dry washing is an underappreciated prospecting method. There are plenty of places where there is some pretty decent gold to be had, but the spot is a long way from any water and dry processing may well be the best way to go.
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