December 2009 by Don RobinsonShirttail was worked heavily in the old mining years, but they didn’t clean it out. Present day prospectors and dredgers have done well, especially as Shirttail gets closer to the North Fork of the American.
• Are these gold amounts large enough to interest a mining company?
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Starting small with quick profitability gives you a lot of financial elbow room plus real-world experience that can be used for final mill design.
Northern Nevada is prime mining territory. In fact, no state has been as mining-friendly as the Silver State and, as a result, mining has made important contributions to that state’s economic development.
Joy was written on his face, holding up the nugget—his first ever nugget—that he and his grandpa dug up together.
• Cimarron Minerals Ltd.
• US Gold Corporation
• Homestake Mining Company
• Int'l. CanAlaska Resources Ltd.
• BHP World Minerals-San Francisco
The next morning, I retrieved the compressor and again attacked the sticky head bolt. As if by magic (and some applied physics) the head bolt sighed and finally broke loose.
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