The Big Gold Strike
September 2008 by Tom LeftwichJack had been taking a break while Roy was dredging and it was time for Jack to take over. He grabbed his hookah and weight belt, slipped underwater and headed for Roy’s location.
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Like any good prospector, I sampled the bedrock—and am glad I did. I found a half a dozen pieces in the first pan, so I took a second pan. The results were the same.
Suction dredging court cases in California linger on
In Wyoming, garnets are often common where aluminum-rich (micaceous) rocks have been highly metamorphosed. Such rocks are recognized by abundant black (biotite), silver (muscovite), or green (chlorite) mica with periodic grains of red garnet.
Frogs' extinction from fungus
As inflation fears grow, some advisers are steering their clients into precious or industrial metals as a way to add luster to portfolios.
On the morning of the 19th of January, 1848, Marshall went out to examine the cut and inspect the progress that had been made overnight.
The Bawl Mill • Legislative and Regulatory Update • Ask The Experts—Columbium/Niobium • Ask The Experts—How do I work this large quartz vein? • Cashing In Your Gold: Working With A Refiner • Our Readers Say • Major Miners Go on Buying Spree • Gold Deposits Of South Carolina • Investing In Junior Mining Stocks • Bella's Birthday Nugget • Hidden Treasure Mine—Foresthill Divide, California • Jerritt Canyon Mine Lays Off 400 • Teenager Finds Large Nugget • Winnemucca Rising While Other Towns Falter • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes • Utah Mining History Being Erased