Contact Information:
 
 Postal address:
Central Valley Prospectors
PO Box 25851
Fresno, CA 93729
 
Electronic mail:
General Information: cvprospector@cvprospectors.org

Magnetite- Magnetic iron ore, being black iron oxide containing 72.4% metallic iron when pure.

Grizzly-
A grating (usually constructed of metal) placed over the top of a chute or box for the purpose of stopping the largest pieces of rock or ore.

Hematite-
An iron oxide mineral, one of the commonest ores of iron. When pure, it contains about 70% metallic iron.Igneous Rocks- Rocks formed by the solidification of molten material that originated within the earth​

There is a fairly common misconception about a trap or catch-that it must run across a creek. This is not true! Any truly successful sniper or dredger will tell you that they get some of their best gold out of crevices which run the same direction as the stream. Crevices like this that have a tight “V” shaped bottom and have rocks tightly jammed into them, form a natural sluice box.

Please note some of our menu items are no longer active. We will be doing our best to get these working as soon as possible.

This is the link for Ezra's Radio Production our Club interview on Valley Public radio:

​​http://kvpr.org/post/snow-melting-california-gold-prospectors-hope-strike-it-rich

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JUNE UPDATES! 

GENERAL MEETING: Tuesday, June 15, 2021 6:30 PM Worship Center Church, 16357 Trimmer Springs Road, Centerville CA


 PLEASE REMEMBER TO WEAR YOUR MASK! 
 


PACK IT IN--PACK IT OUT!

Remember always take out more than you brought in

 History

"All that glitters is not gold"

This phrase comes from an old proverb dating back to ancient Roman times during the gold rush it referred to fools gold, which is bright and glittery in the pan, but is worth nothing. Today it means that even if something looks good, its possible that it’s not. 

TIPS

WE NEED TO CHECK OUT OUR EQUIPMENT

QUESTIONS:  call Andy (1-209-917-0501) or Bob (559-707-2376) 
                                            

FIND OUT THE LATEST INFORMATION ABOUT THE FIGHT FOR YOUR MINING RIGHTS!

​Please remember to follow AMRA’s website and Facebook for up to date information on what’s going on in the fight for the mining community

Click Here: AMRA - American Mining Rights Association Website

Follow AMRA on Facebook 


If you have information you would like to pass on to the club, please give us a call at 559-707-8507. If no one answers please leave a message. We will get back to you.
Thank You 
Angie Paul, CVP Secretary
559-707-8507 

 Send your e-mail to: cvprospector@cvprospectors.org  Please Participate!

DIRECTIONS TO THE  GENERAL MEETINGS

Take 180 East towards Sanger, turn left onto Oliver Ave cross over the new 180, turn right onto Rio Vista. The church will be on the right. This meeting we will be celebrating 15 years. So come and join us.

IMPORTANT! PLEASE READ!

QUESTIONS:  call Andy (1-209-917-0501) or Bob (559-707-2376) 
                                            

DEFINITIONS

We sent out a newsletter this month: If you did not receive it, please check your Spam and Junk folders. To prevent this happening again, add our e-mail to your contacts. If you didn't find it, please send your correct e-mail to: cvprospector@cvprospectors.org

General Assembly Meeting Tuesday June 15th 6:30pm at Worship Centre Church 16357 Trimmer Springs Road in Centerville (Sanger).


Andy and Bob will be doing a demonstration of a Mini High Banker/Recirculator, if you have any material that you would like to have run through, bring it.
 
We will be starting a two-month raffle for a dirt bag from Wilson Brothers. Bring some extra money and come help support the club.


Our next outing will be Saturday and Sunday June 26th and 27th at the Chiquito Creek (CVP1) claim. Camping is allowed in non-paying campsites. No Campfires are Permitted.
If you ordered hats or shirts in April, they are ready for pick up.

Please take photos if you can. we will post them on the web site




Board Meetings:

Yosemite Falls on Ashlan and 99

Time:  6:00 PM

When:  Every SECOND Wednesday


GENERAL MEETING LOCATION 

Worship Center Church 

16357 Trimmer Spring Rd 

Sanger, CA 93657.

Please make sure you have updated your e-mail with us so you can be notified.
TIME: 6:30 PM
WHEN: Every THIRD Tuesday (Cancelled until Shelter In Place has been lifted --See notice above

Central Valley Prospectors

(CVP) MEETING RULES OF CONDUCT

  • Be punctual you’ve had a month to plan
  • Be participative and not a stump on a log
  • Be respectful … nobody is getting paid
  • No side conversations … hearing is tough already
  • Listen carefully and take notes … it’s been known to work
  • No cheap shots … good ideas can come from anywhere
  • Volunteer because someone has to do it
  • If you have a problem … have a solution   
  •  If the decision is not perfect … can you live with it

Central Valley Prospectors is an Official Chapter of GPAA. You do not need to be a member of GPAA to join CVP and we charge no dues. We are a non-profit (501-c-3) small mining and prospecting club. CVP is dedicated to providing education and increased public awareness of prospecting and mining, as well as lots of fun. We own our own claims and provide outside programs for various groups. We welcome all ages, including families with children.