South Yuba River Recreational Area
September 2009 by Don RobinsonWithin 30 minutes, a nice, coarse nugget popped up right in the gold pan, and the rush was on! We worked hard for the entire day. Though some pans were not as good as others, the gold was good enough to...
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Yukon-Nevada received permission last month from the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection to restart the mill, after the agency determined the company met environmental standards.
I don’t know what to do next. Should I get an assay of the quartz? Can you recommend someone? Should I somehow crush the rock & search for a gold vein? Am I just wasting my time?
When he got home that night, he looked at the plotted points of gold and trash he had dug and saw that there was a distinct line where the gold nuggets were being found.
Wouldn’t it be great if you could know if there is gold in the ground without setting foot on the ground? Well you can, to a certain extent, if you can recognize mined ground from unmined.
Eight US coal, metal and nonmetal mines that achieved a perfect safety record in 2002—a combined 1.9 million employee hours without any time lost to serious injury or a fatality—were honored with prestigious “Sentinels of Safety Awards” presented by Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health David Lauriski
Q: Can you suggest some family and dog friendly vacation spots in California where I can also do some sniping?
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