Prospecting Ores Shoots and Hidden Veins for Specimen-Grade Gold Samples
June 1999 by W. Dan HauselUntil about 20 years ago, interest in Wyoming's gold was at an all-time low, not only because of relatively-low gold prices, but also due to the lack of information on many of the state's gold deposits.
One hundred eighty-six panners went through a wild and woolly two days (August 30 & 31 in Foresthill, Calif.) to determine who had the bragging rights of being the best—at least for one year!
Modoc County, California, is the latest county to use emergency powers to declare a state of emergency in order to take control of roads and trails away from federal agencies.
His small business managed to pump millions of dollars over the years into the California economy.
Q: Could you write more about the last two methods that you mentioned—the expanding chemical mixtures and the micro blasters, how and when to use them, and when not to use them?
The discovery of gold in the Klondike in August 1896 brought a rush that became a bonanza for a few, and hardship and disaster for many. The remoteness of the discovery site, and the extremely harsh climate made the effort to recover gold foolhardy for all but the most prepared.
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