Picks & Pans: Prospecting at Mills Creek, Alaska
March 2000 by Steve HerschbachI particularly enjoyed this little expedition. It is always nice to get out and spend time with my father, Bud Herschbach. He has taken a liking to Mills Creek and was anxious to return and look for more nuggets.
• Disappointed supporter has the ultimate last word on the matter...
• You should have seen the millions that got away...
• So much for sacrifice...
• Top Democrats will have to find new finance chairman
Due to technical difficulties, the online version of the February 2003 issue of ICMJ is currently unavailable. Please know we are working on this and will get the February issue uploaded as soon as possible. In the meantime, please enjoy the other issues of 2003! Thank you for your understanding! —ICMJ
How can I determine if there are precious metals in the groundwater?
I am learning more about gold deposition in this area than I knew previously. I am passing this information on with the hope that many of you will be able to locate patches and lines a little easier in the future because of this article.
Leon was leading the way as we hiked the trail out of North Canyon. Without any warning Leon leaped into the air. He had just spotted a big rattlesnake lying in the grass beside the trail.
In 1983, some of the ore yielded more than 2,500 ounces of gold within 30 feet of the surface. The shoot pinched to a narrow vein.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
The Bawl Mill • Group Sues Feds Over New Nat'l Monuments • Tribe Joins Idaho in Roadless Suit • 10,000 Shovels Back Protest • Letter to the Editor—From Mike Miller, President, Original Sixteen to One Mine • U.S. Dept. of Interior Inspectors in Arizona • Wyoming Tops in Royalties • Sunnyside, Arizona • Evaluating a Placer Discovery • Company Notes • Treasures for Sale • "Gold" Coin Debuts • Delamar District, Nevada • Millie's Tailings • Adventure at the 420 Level • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices