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...
When Spaniards entered what is now Arizona, they encountered diggings made by Opata Indians. The Opata Indians, who now live and mine in the northeastern part of the state of Sonora, Mexico, were one of the few Indian tribes that was...
Plans for 100 new nuclear power plants around the world have pushed the price of uranium skyward and set off a frenzy of exploration in western Colorado and Utah.
• Backdoor Wild Lands order
• PLP reports on latest dredge lawsuit
• Massive lands bill avoided
• No cap and trade for now
• RS-2477 rights affirmed
These are just a few tips and opinions of mine and this article is primarily intended for persons just starting to detect for gold and using a VLF detector.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
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