State's Only Gold Mine Processes Last Precious Ore
February 2000 by Associated PressSouth Carolina's last operating mine, Kennecott Ridgeway, processed the final gold and silver it had extracted from two pits in southern Fairfield County. But even though the mining and processing is done, the work at Kennecott is far from over...
Public Lands for the People has established an online petition. We would like to gather thousands of signatures from across the country to show members of Congress that their constituents are supporting this legislation.
The Forest Service recently announced a new area set aside for recreational gold panning on the South Yuba River, east of Nevada City.
One of the issues that prospectors run into when working to upscale from micro-scale hard rock testing to a greater production output, is that they often confuse individual devices or machines with systems.
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...using charcoal briquettes (and no starter fluid) and a few other easily attainable ingredients.
Saturday came and it looked to have the makings of a dreary, misty day. Undaunted, I loaded my truck with my sluice, buckets and gear, and headed for the claim.
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