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February 2009 by Staff• Steve Hicks describes how he received valuable help from Public lands for the People in his recent court win.
• Dr. Ralph Pray expands on a recent article on the Ortiz Mountains.
Actually, this mid-range gold zone can exist in any eluvial placer field with a shallow zone where the ground “tightens up” below the loosely packed surface dirt to harder packed dirt. However, its presence depends upon several factors:
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When the thirteen original colonies were laid out in what is now part of the United States, they used the English system of metes and bounds.
Arizona is better-known for copper than for gold, but there are a number of dry placers in the western and southern parts of the state. A prolonged drought at the time of this writing has made the placers the driest they have been in recorded history. A good gold panner can find colors in many gulches and benches, far more than those that have been described in reports.
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The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Washington D.C. is reviewing a land swap with a private company because the bureau allowed an employee of the company to arrange the deal.
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