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.
Within your local area there is a store where you can find all sorts of handy tools for your gold mining enterprises, and at bargain basement prices.
We’ll conclude by digging a bit more into the regulations and pitfalls, and discuss what they are used for, their relationship to gold, and what the future holds.
Labor Day! The last chance of the year to do some dredging in Wyoming. Wyoming’s dredging season runs from June through the Labor Day weekend.
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The Nevada Mining Association has filed a lawsuit to block a petition asking state voters to raise taxes on mining.
Since we first reported on this story in January 2001, the Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee has been active with their investigation of possible gold price manipulation by the US government, large bullion banks, and the Bank of International Settlements (BIS).
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