Wyoming's Billion Dollar Nugget
June 2006 by David C. FreitagOn the high desert of Wyoming, the Dickie Springs/Oregon Gulch gold deposit has been known about for over 143 years. Since 1863, early settlers who crossed the continental divide worked and studied this deposit. Reports suggest...
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It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of one of our long time members and tireless workers, Merwin H. Hemp.
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Imagine a coin worth more than its weight in gold...
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