Wyoming's Billion Dollar Nugget—The Trilogy Ends
June 2011 by David C. FreitagThe next hurdle to jump was whether the trommel motor would start again after sitting on the desert for six years without being started. The last time it had taken a three foot pipe wrench to bust it loose.
They must have assumed the paystreak was spotty and had been mined out, so they never mined as close to the side of the valley as they should have.
You find yourself with a bucketful of concentrates that you have accumulated over the season and consider the logical next step: to reduce the bucket of cons to a gold bar. Where do you begin?
Please note that new mining claims filed on or after September 1, 2019, will be subject to the new fee schedule.
Our group of independent miners have been busy crafting a uniquely designed ladder/ore cart track from the bottom of an 85-foot mine shaft in a historical hard rock mine.
This stringer was where it was not supposed to be, and it contained nuggets that were not supposed to be there.
…for a few hours, we fervently dug for gold. After we did a cleanup, I couldn’t believe the amount we got.
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