The Search for Specimen (Pocket) Gold in the California Mother Lode
October 1999 by Dwight Juras, PhDAny good miner can drift along a vein to find concentrations of gold if it is there, using good eyes and panning.
• Not so happy birthday
• Even more support for the PLP
We had discovered during previous trips that some of the staff members had difficulty comprehending the specific issues related to mining, so prior to heading back to DC, we laid out the reasons for our proposed legislation...
We have tentatively scheduled a date for next year’s show and we want you to know it’s not going to be on Easter weekend!
- EPA ends "sue and settle"
- Sage grouse mineral withdrawal cancelled
I have a large amount of precious metals, gold and silver, mixed in with lead. Cupelling is expensive. What method can I use to extract the gold and silver without cupelling?
The 1994 Environmental Impact Report, along with additional information provided here, proves without a doubt that suction dredge miners contribute significant wealth to the economy of California.
• Ripe for the picking
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