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July 2000 by Staff• "Kiss your property rights goodbye...
Carbon, activated charcoal, or “char,” as some old timers refer to it, can be an assayer’s nightmare.
There are a number of "gold belts" and portions of belts, which cut north-eastwardly across the Piedmont and Blue Ridge provinces of Georgia. The most prominent is the Dahlonega Belt, which extends from Alabama to North Carolina.
The Reynolds gold mine is located approximately 6 miles northeast of the town of Troy, North Carolina, the county seat of Montgomery County. According to old reports, the mine was discovered around 1800. Production reports from the mine are sketchy, but mention the occurrence of telluride minerals associated with the gold. Early work was apparently confined to a number of quartz veins that traverse the property in a northeasterly direction.
Leon was leading the way as we hiked the trail out of North Canyon. Without any warning Leon leaped into the air. He had just spotted a big rattlesnake lying in the grass beside the trail.
• "No surprises" ruled restored
• Supreme Court to address submerged lands in Alaska
• Governors say reform the ESA
• Miners need to stay involved in each state
Surging global demand for copper has breathed new life into the mining industry in Chingola, a short drive from the Congolese border on top of some of the richest copper deposits in the world.
...this county contained some of the richest placer ground found in all of California and still produces some pretty impressive finds to this day.
The Bawl Mill • Mine Market / Circulation Manager Returns to High School • A Word from the Editor • GOP Chairmen Ask Gore to Recuse Himself From Roadless Plan • Treasure Hunters Abound in Greece • Hope Boy Finds Gem During Field Trip • Deadly Explosion Ruled Accidental • Canyon Resources Offers to Sell Mineral Rights • Four Miners Die in Mine Accidents in Ukraine • GPS Speeds Filing of Claims in Alaska • 15th, 16th Century Coins Found in Romania • Miners Attend Meeting in Myrtle Point, Oregon • Picks & Pans: Detecting in Kauai, Hawaii • Mannequins Bring "Life" to Mining Museum • The History of Tombstone • Company Notes • Metal Detector Only Requirement for Hunting Treasure • Mystery of the Reed Gold Mine Nuggets • The Colorado Mineral Belt • Millennium of Russian Gold on Display in U.S. • Judge to Decide Regarding Release of Records • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back