The Willow Creek-Hatcher Pass Alaskan Goldfields
May 2006 by Ron WendtHaving spent 33 years prospecting off and on in this area, this writer has become very familiar with the region, its mines, the gold (hardrock and placer), wildlife, weather, topography, and history—it has been a friend to me.
• Before you invest your savings, ask to see their hands...
• Actual tax tips from the IRS for tax year 2008
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The massive 2013 theft, in which tens of millions worth of gems were stolen from the hold of a departing Swiss-bound plane, had all the hallmarks of an “Ocean’s Eleven” operation. And it still might still get a Hollywood ending.
Most of the world's diamonds come from Africa and Australia, but several new discoveries in the United States and Canada have spurred interest.
Where to find diamonds in the United States: It is somewhat common for gold prospectors to find diamonds in black sand concentrates and not recognize them.
• Comment deadlines approaching for frog listings and habitat
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• Comments due in Washington
• California dredging moratorium
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The Bawl Mill • Basic Geology for the Independent Miner—Part V Geology of Hardrock Gold Deposits • Orko Silver Corp. • Miners Win Again in SREP vs. USFS • Metal Detecting for Gold Within Andesite and Basaltic Volcanic Mining Districts • How to Prospect for Silver Field Tests You Can Use to Detect the Hidden Metal • Identifying the Noble Metals Simple Tests That Work • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices