The Lynx Creek Placers, Arizona
January 2006 by Lawrence DeeAnyone prospecting Northern Arizona has likely heard of the famed Lynx Creek placers, found along one of the richest creeks in the state.
Despite lower prices, Nevada gold production increased slightly last year and the state continues to produce about three-fourths of the nation’s gold.
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Within the arid desert regions of the American Southwest and Western Australia, drywashers have proven to be a simple and inexpensive method for concentrating placer gold. Drywashers are not limited to desert operations...
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The Washington Department of Health has issued several warnings about mercury contamination in fish and shellfish. The small-scale mining community is the only group that is actively removing mercury and lead from the waterways of the State of Washington using the only economically feasible method available—with suction dredges and other small-scale mining equipment.
Gold—a very elusive, heavy, yellow, metallic element—is coveted by man and not easily given up by Mother Nature. This is a story of a group of friends—old, new, and some I hadn’t met before this trip. We embarked on a journey in search of that yellow metal.
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