The Manson Mine
November 2001 by Dr. Ralph E. PrayThe Manson Mine. That’s what they called it in Ballarat in 1969. The name stuck even after Crazy Charlie Manson and the girls got hauled out of California’s Panamint Range behind Ballarat in handcuffs and ended up in prison for the Tate-LaBianca murders.
Residents believe doré bars landed in a snow-covered area as far as sixteen miles from the airport and some said they will be searching the area after the official recovery
From the December 2013 issue:
“The goal is to get the rights of suction gold dredgers restored prior to the next dredging season,” stated PLP president Jerry Hobbs.
...if you are out prospecting and find something that looks very much like a nugget but has an odd greenish-gray cast to it, don’t be too quick to simply toss it aside as junk.
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