Picks & Pans: The Gold of "Eldorado Canyon"—Mariposa County, California
June 2002 by Gary BaldridgeFirst, let me say that Eldorado Canyon is what we call this area, but it’s not the real name. It’s a piece of private property where we have permission to metal detect; I do not want to start another gold rush! The property is located in Mariposa County...
More and more miners and prospectors are using personal computers and Global Positioning System Satellite receivers to satisfy the needs of vocations or hobbies.
The hope was that a bit of the gold from that famous old pocket mine had worked its way down the slope of the hill and into the gravels Pat and his crew were planning to mine.
We have developed a discoloring procedure, that makes parting unnecessary in many cases. Our discoloring solution contains sulfur, an element that tarnishes high silver content beads quite rapidly.
Well, the long-anticipated US election was held the first Tuesday of November. If you were a partisan of the Republican Party, victory was sweet, indeed. If you supported Kerry and his pals, our truest sympathies, for the electoral devastation was complete. Bush won in both the Electoral College and popular vote contests...
A Draft Environmental Impact Statement has finally been released for Robert and Marjorie Miller’s proposed lode mine, the Robin Redbreast Lode, in the Uncompahgre Wilderness, located outside of Montrose, Colorado.
Officials for the largest gold producing company in the world claimed a significant legal victory over environmentalists who they accused of abusing the appeals process to thwart mining in Nevada.
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