Understanding and Evaluating Desert Mineralization for Nuggetshooters
July 2005 by Jim StraightThe primary source of many dryplacers is from the weathering of small to large hardrock sulphide ledges to yield free-gold, soluble salts and iron oxides. Placer gold, both large and small nuggets, can be found from the top inch down...
Public Lands for the People (PLP), a strong advocacy group for property rights, recently went on a campaign to educate prospectors regarding 3809 regulations.
• Homestake Mining Company
• Cominco American Inc.
• Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd.
…some miners are doing exceptionally well… with a few obtaining amounts estimated in the millions of dollars.
Making matters worse, we could feel the truck moving very slowly down the mountain along with the trees and mud. It was an uncomfortable sinking feeling, as you might guess.
“Bloody Nick,” as he was known, arrived in California in 1850. From his name, there were those who thought him to be a big man, but instead, he was a small thin man, fifty-six years of age.
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