There's Gold in Those Tailings
April 1999 by Ron WendtIf you're really serious about finding gold, you must commit yourself to the search. The odds are against success if you depend upon luck.
Last summer I spent all of my weekends and most of my vacation time camped out on the south fork of the Yuba River with a couple of gold miners by the name of Leon and Joe.
Since we’ve already covered the basics of permitting a “Notice Level” mining operation, it’s time to talk actual mining.
A proposed constitutional amendment to raise the cap on mining taxes can proceed as written, a state judge ruled March 14.
I love it when I am in the middle of a high trash area and all the ferrous bars go away, the screen number goes to a three or an eight, and the meter is forty to a hundred. I don’t know for sure that I have found gold, but it narrows the odds down.
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The little-known Sunnyside district in Cochise County, Arizona, is on the southwest side of the Huachuca Mountains, which reach elevations in excess of 9,000 feet.
I had been waiting my turn somewhat patiently to spend an afternoon at Terry Stapp’s workshop in San Bernardino, California, to build a remote throttle for my dredge engine.
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