Prospectors & Treasure Hunters Find Gems
August 2004 by StaffMembers of the Rocky Mountain Prospectors and Treasure Hunters Club from Fort Collins, Colorado, were recently entertained by W. Dan Hausel, Senior Economic Geologist with the Wyoming State Geological Survey.
• Refunds coming to Nevada claimholders
• More wilderness proposed
• Forest Service planning rule
While there are many ways to conduct a planted nugget hunt, this article describes one way that several mining associations can get together and sponsor such an event. In this hunt, the Antelope Valley Treasure Hunter Society’s claim in the Randsburg Mining District was used as the huntfield. It was chosen because...
I had been looking forward to this trip since last year when the annual trip had rewarded me with a ¾-pennyweight nugget.
Golden Eagle International announced is reached an agreement with Queenstake Resources back on October 14, 2008, to reopen the Jerritt Canyon mill north of Elko, Nevada.
The Foresthill Divide in Placer County, California, has underneath its present surface a multitude of buried river channels, most of which paid enormously well in the Gold Rush years of 1850 to 1890.
Ray followed up by detecting the same area and I was happy to see that he did not find any good targets in the same line. So far so good.
Chances are better that both types of gold did not come from the same source. Let's look at the probable conditions to cause two types of gold in a placer.
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