The Iditarod-Innoko Goldfields
July 2006 by Ron WendtTo many, the Iditarod is associated with Alaska’s famous Iditarod Sled Dog Race. Mushers leave Anchorage by dog team and mush their huskies 1,049 miles across Alaska to Nome on the Iditarod Trail, which was also a trail...
For 250 years, the Guanajuato Mining District of Mexico produced 20% of the world's silver. The old colonial city of Guanajuato (pop.100,000) is wedged in a narrow canyon in the Sierra de Guanajuato, at an average elevation of 6,750 feet.
The Nevada Historical Society's
"This Was Nevada" Series
I made my way up past where I left off and the wash was going to end in about 100 feet. It was then I got a sweet signal.
My first encounter with rocks and minerals started as a young child in the company of my siblings investigating the rocky mounds placed around the Australian coastline to help prevent erosion just north of Brisbane...
The Forest Service has been busy lately, promulgating rules and regulations that will negatively impact small miners and prospectors. Public Lands for the People (PLP) is taking action to put a stop to it.
What do you do when you’ve located a promising deposit of gold or gemstones, but it’s trapped in solid rock?
Many locals are just waiting for California to allow dredging once more, especially with the current gold prices. There are still plenty of good opportunities for prospectors in this area, just as it has been for so many years.
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