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March 2017 by Staff
Within 30 minutes, a nice, coarse nugget popped up right in the gold pan, and the rush was on! We worked hard for the entire day. Though some pans were not as good as others, the gold was good enough to...
The findings substantiate what the Northwest Mining Association (NWMA) has been saying since Department of Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt first began an ill-conceived rule making over three years ago.
My intention was to end this discussion with waypoints and routes, then I found USGS maps of the Plainfield Quadrangle.
Two landmark golden gatherings took place in Vancouver, British Columbia near the end of January, and while they both related to the world of gold, they each had a completely different emphasis.
The first experience involved an overgrown gold mine operated during the 1880s. A razed mill adjoined the mine and could be glimpsed from the isolated public dirt road I was traveling.
Geologists have long realized that the vast majority of gold in typical quartz veins is in the tiny, dust-size range, a lot smaller than the gold nuggets found by placer miners. This is common worldwide in many, many gold districts.
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