Picks & Pans: Lost Below
December 2001 by Reggie GouldThe year was 1956. The place was a silver mine in Silverado Canyon, California. To familiarize you with the area, Silverado Canyon is located in Southern California near El Toro Marine Base, which is located near Majeska Peak.
Every year I go through this and every year it becomes more difficult to find new territory that is available for us to prospect. Is there anywhere that hasn’t been worked?
Canyon Resources Corporation recently offered to let environmental groups buy the mineral rights under nearly a million acres of land in western Montana.
Guyanese gold deposits occur in deformed and metamorphosed greenstones made up of alternating mafic to felsic volcanic and sedimentary rocks intruded by granitoid basoliths and stocks.
After contributing to the total, I am proud to claim my share of Ray’s patch. In total, we got almost an ounce of gold from the schist where it seems to have been formed.
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A case before the Supreme Court could set a precedent for how mining waste is disposed of in streams, rivers, lakes and even wetlands.
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