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Although the potential for fortunes to be made from the commercial mining of this rich glacial gravel conceivably exists, so far no large mining company has shown any serious interest in it.
The seventh annual California State Championships started off with a roar and it never ended until the champions were named at the end of the two-day event. The setting was perfect. The event was being held in the historic mining town of Foresthill, northeast of Sacramento.
King’s letter is a blow to the EPA’s contention that outside technical experts supported its plan to push a drainage pipe through debris covering the entrance to the Gold King Mine…
Once across, I panned a couple of spots around some old grass roots and the fine gold was amazingly heavy. Every pan I ran after that had lots of color.
I’m sure we all have, at some point in time, gone out detecting and ended up not having the success we thought we would have. Here are some helpful game-changers that work for me and may work for you, as well.
Suction dredging court cases in California linger on
The Bawl Mill • Guest Editorial—Unreasonable Interpretations • Ruling Awards Giant Nugget to Finder • Letter to the Editor • Traditional Adversaries Reach Agreement • The Gold Belts of Georgia • Company Notes • Placer Testing with Large Samples • Gondwana Gold Gravels • Quick Thinking & Rescue Devices Save Two Lives • Picks & Pans: The Discovery Gulch Diggings • Prospector Finds Cache of Emeralds in North Carolina • My Old Carbide Lamp • Melman on Gold & Silver • Hands & Pans on the South Yuba River • Permafrost Tunnel Shows Cross-sections of Past • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices