Picks & Pans: The Perfect Paystreak
June 2005 by Ed "Ski" SzynkowskiI have never heard how Browns Creek got its name but this pristine Northern California stream, which splashes its way from Deer Lick Springs on the Shasta County line to the Trinity River below Junction City, could easily have been called...
Charles “Doc” Livingston was born September 28, 1920, in Veve, Indiana. At the ripe old age of 13, he moved to a bustling mining town called Iowa Hill, in Placer County, California. For the next 64 years he worked in, around, or out of the historic mining town.
Retired geologist Dave Taylor of Farmington, New Mexico, predicted the disaster in a letter published by the Silverton Standard a week before it occurred.
On a personal note, very little has bothered me quite as much as the fact that some on the political left are crying “foul” about the fact that Secretary Clinton may have (the outcome is still slightly uncertain at press time) gained more popular votes than the President-elect and therefore the election result is “wrong.”
• How to end the deficit today
• Money that nobody wants
• Abandon ship!
How can I determine if there are precious metals in the groundwater?
Some fellow in Texas was selling a Spanish needle—a dousing device used to recover minerals in the old days. Do you know anything about these?
Tantalum is a refractory metal which is non-toxic, ductile; easily fabricated, has a high melting point, is highly resistant to corrosion and is a good conductor of heat and electricity. It has the unique ability to transmit an alternating current in only one direction.
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