Our Readers Say
February 2018 by Staff
Recent Prospecting in Plumas County
Plumas has been historically rich in gold because of its favorable geology. The Melones Fault trends north-south through the county and many rich gold-bearing districts lie along its course.
Gleaning for Gold
It couldn’t possibly be a bullet or other trash this deep into the hill. No sir, it was a solid zip-zip signal that I know so well.
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Lesson Learned
I have a slight mental disorder. It causes frequent lapses in common sense, good judgment and bouts of high fever—gold fever.
What Equipment Do I Need?
Getting started in prospecting often requires the purchase of some equipment, but one can spend as little as $10 and be finding gold or spend thousands and also be finding gold—yet you will probably have many more opportunities and possibilities with more and better equipment.
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• "...dredges under 8" need not be regulated"
The Search Continues
The Wyoming State Geological Survey continues research on diamonds in the Laramie Mountains northeast of the UW campus.
Melman on Gold & Silver
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