What's In A Name?
November 2016 by Ray MillsThe names attached to these areas came about from many sources. Many are easy to see why the name was given while others had a more contrasting note to them.
Over the years that I have been detecting for gold I have had many of the same questions come up. I decided to write this article to hopefully answer some questions that a person wishing to detect for gold may have.
It was one of those awkward situations as we walked, fatigued and too thirsty to speak a word.
My first clean-up showed that my efforts were not in vain. There was considerable color with some good-sized nuggets in the riffle trap.
The box sat in a hallway and employees began using it for impromptu cricket games, no knowing what it contained.
I started with, "Hey, Rusty, tell me about the time..." and that was all it took.
Setting up a gravity dredge
One of the greatest opportunities afforded to the citizens of our country is the right to stake and hold mining claims on federal lands. One doesn’t need to be a lawyer to stake mining claims, but a little bit of knowledge about mining claim laws can be helpful.
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