The Cemetery Rush
January 2003 by Jim FosterIn 1893, Jerry McAuliffe led a team of prospectors east of Kalgoorlie in Western Australia and found the famed Kanowna goldfield. On their first day on the field, they picked up a total of more than 300 ounces of gold nuggets from the ground. As the rush began to increase in momentum, other prospectors found patches of nuggets simply lying on the ground near rich outcroppings of reef. In very quick time, hard rock miners were tearing into the rich reef lines...
On February 6, 2003, the environmental group Siskiyou Regional Education Project (SREP) filed suit in US District Court in Medford, Oregon, against the Siskiyou National Forest (SNF), in a third attempt to ban all suction dredging in the SNF.
There are clubs with claims in the area and there’s a section of the river open to the public, but the rest of the area is claimed up so do your research first.
Our world of precious metals showed several conflicting trends. Gold fell sharply from last month’s highs to the area between 265 and 270 and then stabilized in that area.
Slug Gulch. What a name. It originates back into the 1860s or so. The question is whether it was referring to the snail-like creature or to large pieces of gold. The name alone is enough for any prospector to consider checking the area out.
The higher the sensitivity setting, the louder and sharper the signal from a gold nugget or other metal target.
Palmarejo Silver & Gold Corp., based in Longueuil, Quebec, is a gold-silver exploration company reexploring a former Spanish silver district in far southwestern Chihuahua.
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