Picks & Pans: The California State Nugget
March 2002 by John AndersonLast summer I spent all of my weekends and most of my vacation time camped out on the south fork of the Yuba River with a couple of gold miners by the name of Leon and Joe.
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A Trip Down the Yukon River
My girlfriend Beth and I decided to take our canoe down the Yukon and do some gold dredging...
Deep Nuggets From The Strange Little Patch
I began detecting at the bottom of the gully and started making my way upstream. About mid-way there was a nice, flat stretch for about ten feet.
Dry Placers in the Kamma Mountains, Nevada
There are dry placer gold deposits in every county in Nevada, some of which are yet to be discovered.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
The Lengendary Lost Gold of the Headless Valley
Since 1906, when the McLeod brothers’ skeletal remains were first found tied to trees with missing heads, prospectors have been going into the Nahanni in search of elusive gold. A lot of those who lust for Nahanni gold have never been heard of or seen again.
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