Tales of Liberty Gold
October 2000 by Ken MartinThe town of Liberty is located in the Cascade foothills about 13 miles south of Blewell Pass and northeast of Cle Elum, Washington. Near the confluence of Swauk and Williams Creeks, a road turns east from Highway 97 to the town site. Since the first discovery of gold, placer and lode deposits around Liberty...
There is reason to believe these stream valleys are still rich with gold, silver and copper.
Glencore International AG demanded compensation from Bolivia’s government for nationalizing a tin smelter owned by the Swiss mining company.
Well, the events of last month have completely diverted attention away from prior problems such as tensions in Iran, arms build-ups in China and Russia, socialist experimentation in Venezuela and Bolivia, peace efforts between Israel and the Palestinians, and instead have placed the focus of the world squarely on a rapidly growing array of financial dislocations.
The fine art of panning heavy sands requires a measure of patience. If you enjoy panning gold, you ought to enjoy this too, once you get the hang of it.
• The "2 Million Dollar Man"
• A record worth breaking
• By the numbers...
We're done watching as an unelected and unchecked bureaucracy, with rule-making authority, enforcement powers, and seemingly bottomless budgets abuses citizens at will.
We panned out maybe three gold pans of the material and we were shocked at the gold that was there. This rock appeared to be rich.
The Bawl Mill • A Word from the Editor • Under the Guise of Environmental Protection—EPA Revealed • The Centennial Lode and the Centennial Ridge District, Wyoming • Company Notes • Picks & Pans—In Search of Nome Creek Gold • Massive Sulfide Deposits in Oregon • Recreational Dredging on the South Yuba River • The Trapiches of Chile • Drywashing Alluvial Placers • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices