A Hairsbreadth from Death
October 1999 by Guest WriterFew countries in the world can claim as lengthy a mining legacy as the Cornish of southwest England. Cornwall, a county situated at the farthest tip of the country at the edge of the Atlantic ocean, has been mined for tin deposits since the Bronze Age, 2100-1500 BC.
• What's worth picking out of the pan besides gold?
Bodie, California, in its heyday, was once rumored to be one of the roughest and most lawless towns in the American West.
• Is there a standard contract for placer mining to use with a private property owner?
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- ESA wants a big win, not a win-win
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Making matters worse, we could feel the truck moving very slowly down the mountain along with the trees and mud. It was an uncomfortable sinking feeling, as you might guess.
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