Over the Divide
December 1999 by StaffRobert A. Sanregret
1930 - 1999
The Bureau of Land Management announced an increase in location filing fees and annual maintenance fees for unpatented mining claims, mill sites and tunnel sites.
A draft environmental assessment of a proposal to allow long-term camping by gold miners along 21 miles of the North Fork of the Fortymile Wild and Scenic River is available from the Bureau of Land Management.
...it's very refreshing to hear that some of our youth will learn of the value of mining without all the environmental spin.
The something extra is adventure. I thank God for my gold fever. It has made so much of this adventure possible and caused my path to cross with many persons who have left fond memories indelibly imprinted in my memory.
Fast forward to present day and the XRF has come of age. Pull the trigger on the hand-held device and you get a nearly instant assay of the surface of a rock.
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