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A recent weekend trip found us leaving the Grass Valley, California area to meet up with some friends in Downieville.
From time to time I’ve been doing a series on critical metals and how important they are to our complex and technological society. This month we are going to take a look at copper, and how important that metal is to our modern lives.
The Nevada Historical Society's
"This Was Nevada Series"
“What A Difference A Day Makes.” That song title accurately describes the huge change in momentum that occurred March 11, 2008, when the central banks of the world announced their rescue plan for the beleaguered international credit system, which appeared to be crumbling right in front of their very eyes.
• What's that smell?
• Third time is not a charm...
• As old as the hills...really
• "Governor Sure"
• $500,000 + a trip to Greece + one renovation = how many teaching jobs?
I learned the next day that I was not the only one that had crossed paths with a bear. Dick told us about his harrowing experience from the previous night.
Most placer equipment is really made with gold in the 30 and larger mesh sizes in mind, though if carefully used can often get reasonable recovery down to the 50 mesh size.
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