Placer Gold in Arizona
July 2002 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDArizona is better-known for copper than for gold, but there are a number of dry placers in the western and southern parts of the state. A prolonged drought at the time of this writing has made the placers the driest they have been in recorded history. A good gold panner can find colors in many gulches and benches, far more than those that have been described in reports.
Unquestionably, it was the other side of the Atlantic Ocean—that is the European side—that provided virtually all the political, economic and social fireworks during the past month.
• Reporting on Reports
• Answer the questions or we'll be forced to really bother you for a little while
• Some especially well-preserved mobile homes...
Stillwater Mining Company’s East Boulder platinum and palladium mine is back in operation, with its staff cut in half...
• These are interesting times we live in...
• Bigfoot spotted and returned home
We will be bringing the first of several bills that were requested by Congress during a previous MMAC trip and presenting maps depicting all the MMAC-assisted Mining Districts.
Q: Will my detector react to fine gold?
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