Recreational Gold Panning on the South Yuba River
July 1999 by Associated PressThe Forest Service recently announced a new area set aside for recreational gold panning on the South Yuba River, east of Nevada City.
Legislative and Regulatory Update
A Guide to Overlooked Gold Deposits—Part I
Most gold guidebooks just give a brief description of the geology of placers and focus more on the equipment and techniques used to recover placer gold or to metal detect for gold. This article hopes to stimulate your interest in a different direction.
Sam, the Tenderfoot Prospector
There were many thousands of tenderfoot, greenhorn prospectors that came out west in the 1860s and 70s. Some came to make their fortunes; some came to flee other problems back east; and some just came for the adventure. Probably every one had a tale to tell, but one of these adventurous individuals was a young man named Sam, and this is his true story.
The Greenwood Gold Project
The Greenwood Gold Project, comprised of a newly-constructed mill and tailings facility utilized in processing ore from the Lexington-Grenoble, Golden Crown and Lone Star deposits, is situated in a mountainous area spanning...
General Metals Continues Toward Production
Parent said that General Metals is moving toward initiating production at the earliest possible time. He noted that cooperation from Nevada regulatory authorities has been excellent...
Interview with Congressman Gibbons on Mining Law Reform
Representative Jim Gibbons (R-Nevada) said he believes now is the time to address reform of mining law during a recent interview at the Northwest Mining Association (NWMA) convention in Spokane.
A Few Tips and Tricks for Beach Mining
When you think about the extremes to which a miner will go to get a little gold, it occurred to me beach gold could be "easy pickings."
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