Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
November 2005 by Staff
To reach this goal, our federal government would need to designate another 45.7 million acres as protected lands every year.
Most prospectors learn early that pyrite is fool's gold...but the truth is it can be an excellent indicator mineral for gold and in many cases does contain small amounts of gold.
With all of the erosion patterns wearing away the channels down into the North Fork of the Middle Fork, we assumed placer gold was still available in the river. The question became: How do we get down the 1,600-foot elevation drop to reach the river?
He could tell that the top part just slid partway down over the bottom half. So, he tried to twist it apart with his hands. No go!
Many years ago I was in the American Canyon. I remembered a few details about a placer deposit there, so we decided to make a trip down and re-check some of these old workings.
What I saw was a beach area that was just completely covered in black sand. Rubbing my hands close together like a kid in a candy store, I could not wait to get set up.
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