Picks & Pans: The Gold Bullion Mine
July 2001 by Ron WendtIt was here, so long ago that the Gold Bullion Mine once had a promising future. I could almost hear the old stamp mill still echoing out its rhythm, pounding rich gold ore into small pieces.
My long and tedious trip started July 9, 2005, from Bradley International Airport in Connecticut on a flight to Atlanta. I changed planes and continued on to Anchorage, Alaska.
• State attorneys claim the Court of Appeals wrongly relied on South Dakota Mining Association v. Lawrence County regarding federal preemption...
The solution focused on the relative difference in malleability between gold and waste, rather than the difference in density exploited by gravity circuits.
Perhaps the heart of our pro-gold thesis is this consideration: governments are inherently inefficient, they attempt to provide services far beyond their genuine fiscal ability and these trends result in deficit financing, growing debt levels and ultimate “watering” down of currency values.
Only the famous Kennecott copper mine was able to continue operating through the Depression owing to the exceptional richness of its ore.
Q: I live in SW Oregon, Gold Beach... I am getting small gold from this paleoplacer. Where would the most gold tend to be, in the sediment holding the pebbles together or in certain...rocks such as quartz breccia in the conglomerate?
Once you have a detector, learn how to use it and get out in the field—you can’t find anything with it in your garage.
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