Willow Creek Dredging Trip
September 2000 by Thomas G. SpectorWhen I received an invitation for a Fourth of July dredging trip from my friend Leonard, I thought it a terrific way to not only show respect for America's freedoms, but also as a way to honor the throngs of prospectors whose labors fueled our nation's...
If you have been prospecting for any length of time, then you have probably heard something like, “All the gold ever mined would equal a cube 60 feet on each side.”
There are a few questions you will need to ask yourself before you apply for a suction dredge permit from the State Water Resources Control Board.
Until just recently, platinum-group metals (PGMs), especially palladium, had been holding their own on the market. But, Russia has now resumed shipments and it has brought prices down.
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West coast prospectors and dredgers gathered for an informal meeting following the Washington Prospectors Mining Association tradeshow in late February to discuss common problems and solutions inherent to the group.
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