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April 2005 by StaffRe: "Miner Wins Important Victory Against Forest Service" (March 2005)
Bodie, California, in its heyday, was once rumored to be one of the roughest and most lawless towns in the American West.
In its typical ham-handed approach to limiting government power, Congress specified that “critical habitat shall not include the entire geographical area which can be occupied by the threatened or endangered species”...
The Yuba #21 gold dredge sunk in the Yuba Goldfields of northern California in late January.
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I get a number of questions from people about testing and treating hard rock ores. The simplest way, but also an expensive one, is to just have an assay test done by an independent assay firm. As an alternative...
A number of visiting gold miners were quite impressed with our operation and the amount of gold we had recovered in only three hours. No one usually likes digging and slugging buckets all day long, but we actually began to enjoy it after a few good...
Many specimens have a small amount of gold and are not pretty to look at. There is a nifty way to give them a makeover and make them much prettier than they were when you found them.
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