February 2002 by Ron WendtThese gifts of nature are all unique to say the least. Any large nugget is an added blessing to the long toiling hours a miner puts in on his claim. Each golden clunker found is an added bonus. And each big one found will be discussed around the dinner table, or the fireplace.
I have been detecting the area on and off since I discovered it. Every time I bought a new detector it was the first place I went to.
• Red tape at its finest...
• With the stroke of a pen
History may not exactly repeat itself, but we have once again been receiving a double-dose of headlines regarding gold for the second straight month as the yellow metal has soared to yet another series of records,
While many prospecting or mining operations don’t have sufficient profits to benefit from accelerated write-offs or even the full 100% “bonus” depreciation write-off, other options can be equally rewarding.
Much more information can be gained from that single source and gives you ideas on the gravels for dry washing or where the nuggets may lie for metal detecting
• Original Sixteen to One cleared
• Another court case settled
• How small should I crush my hard rock ore?
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