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One of the most memorable nuggets I found in Australia was detected on the very last day that I was out prospecting. I was going along swinging my coil and I came across a blaring loud signal that almost blew my ears off.
I was invited to attend a meeting on April 7 in Sierra City, between Forest Service officials and a group of concerned area miners regarding what the miners described as abuses by the BLM and local Forest Service officials.
At an altitude of over 4,000 feet, in the mountainous terrain of eastern San Diego County, lies the once productive Julian Mining District. Beginning with placer prospecting in 1869, this area moved rapidly into underground quartz or vein mining for gold.
The local administration in the Almaty region has issued an appeal for people to "lend" their gold to the government. Organizers are using the slogan: "Help us in difficult times."
With Congress showing little willingness to act, the Clinton administration is weighing whether to designate a dozen scenic and historic sites in the West as federal monuments to assure their protection.
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