The Chinese Experience
January 1999 by Richard H. Peterson, PhDThe Weaverville War at the California Mines
Three times we went back and finally found a clue. There was an old air shaft not far from the trail!
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Detectors have been around for decades now. And with thousands of them swinging, many of the best or at least most likely nugget places have seen a swinging coil. The part that amazes me is that so many nuggets still get pulled out of these seemingly pounded places.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.