Picks & Pans: Exploring Wyoming's High Desert
July 2002 by David C. FreitagIn an untamed and lonely part of Wyoming’s high desert sits a deposit of gold so large, and so vast, that even today its volume remains a mystery. With an aerial extent of over 10 square miles and a depth of nearly 7,000 feet...
Interestingly enough, when I first started to think about writing this article I was listening in on a conversation my wife was having with our nine-year-old twin boys. Just to add some clarification to the subject, I spend a large proportion of my time out in the...
• Your tax dollars at work
• He's an "expert" in stupidity
• No sense of humor
• Great Basin Gold
• Hecla Mining Company
• Newmont Mining Corp.
• U.S. Gold Corp.
• X-Cal Resources Ltd.
• Pan American Silver Corp.
• Corner Bay Silver Inc.
For those who are perplexed and puzzled by the mystery of “hot rocks,” or are considering using a VLF-type metal detector to seek gold nuggets, please read on.
• California suction gold dredging
• Water rights
• Climate change
• Two Bush rules left intact
• "More articles like this would be great."
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