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February 2009 by Staff
We spent our evening at some informal get-togethers at two private residences in the DC area, which provided the opportunity to talk with staff members from Congress, other agencies, and a few consultants working on public land issues. We found common ground with many of them, and found a strong ally in a former Congressman turned consultant who agreed that Mining Districts provide the smartest legal route...
In Chile, the trapiche (tra-peach-ee) method of milling gold ore began more than 400 years ago. The first trapiche, also known as a Chilean mill, was a stone wheel weighing two or three tons rotating on an axle.
Years later I returned with a new detector with a smaller coil and detector technology more sensitive to smaller nuggets. I found my first nugget within five minutes. I had a second five minutes after that.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
This article is about our recent gold prospecting adventure, which has yielded over 20 ounces of specimen gold—with more to come.
A federal investigation shows that the explosion that killed a 42-year-old worker at the Trapper Mine near Craig in August 1999 was an accident.
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