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May 2002 by Staff“...where does the NFS get the authority and power to restrict access...”
There are a large number of different kinds of gangue minerals, and each of them has its own tale to contribute to the story of the chemistry and geology of a deposit.
We panned out maybe three gold pans of the material and we were shocked at the gold that was there. This rock appeared to be rich.
Oscar Espinoza considers himself an amateur gold prospector, but the gold nugget he recently found puts many seasoned prospectors to shame.
Small amounts of placer gold can be found in many parts of Baja California, Mexico. The 700 mile long peninsula is mostly a desert region with many strange and unusual plants. There is also a central mountainous spine that is forested and reaches elevations as high as 10,155 feet.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
• Do as I say, not as I do...
• Political parking perk...
Some fellow in Texas was selling a Spanish needle—a dousing device used to recover minerals in the old days. Do you know anything about these?
The Bawl Mill • California Wilderness Coalition and The Nature Conservancy Recruit Government Employees to Carry Out Huge Land Grab • Drywashing Rules Clarified • Mineralized Calderas in Colorado • The Keystone Gold-Copper District, Medicine Bow Mountains, Southeastern Wyoming • Picks & Pans: Mining Tungsten Ore—A Case History • Gold in Oregon • Aussie Gold—A Look at the Northern Territory • The Phoenix Gold Mine: A Brief History • Calico Mine • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver