July 2007 by StaffExcerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
• Determining the amount of gold in a specimen
It is this ability to hear and respond to the faintest of audio signals that I believe separates the best nugget hunters from everyone else.
• Submit your comments now regarding BLM's plan to increase fees
• Jumping fron wins federal habitat protection
• NMA challenges "midnight" water regulation
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.
Old tailing piles extend for miles. There was still plenty of water flowing here, so WPA members set up highbankers at several settling ponds.
Q: I’m a fairly new subscriber. I enjoy Leonard’s financial column but his ratings at the end don’t seem to make sense. He will highlight problems with the economy but rate it “Positive.” Why is that?
Federal and state wildlife biologists planted false evidence of a rare cat species in two national forests, officials told The Washington Times.
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