Mojave Desert Gold
November 2002 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDThe Mojave Desert is located in southeastern California, southern Nevada, western Arizona, and northern Sonora. Geologically, its western boundary is marked by the San Andreas and Garlock faults, but elsewhere, the boundaries are...
These gritty clay lines were only a quarter of an inch up to three inches wide. Once the line had been laid out, they would look at the wall of gritty clay material and seek more indicators.
This stringer was where it was not supposed to be, and it contained nuggets that were not supposed to be there.
This fine gold that is so common is probably the most notorious for eluding our riffles and mattings.
Many readers of ICMJ have asked for more information regarding the BLM’s 3809 regulation changes that were pushed through just prior to the departure of the Clinton Administration.
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