Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
November 1999 by Staff
Just about all of us have heard the term “Wild and Scenic Rivers,” and we’ve likely been on one or several of them in our prospecting ventures. More than once someone has said to me “...but that’s a wild and scenic river.” My first question has always been, “What part of the system is it? Is it classified wild, scenic or recreational?”
There are a few questions you will need to ask yourself before you apply for a suction dredge permit from the State Water Resources Control Board.
It’s really a kick to watch a boulder weighing several tons moving out of your dredge hole and onto the cobble pile being pulled by a cable attached to your portable winch.
Some ask if a prospector can collect an entire ounce in a day. It is possible; I’ve done it before.
His small business managed to pump millions of dollars over the years into the California economy.
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