Chinese Camp, California and the Tong War of 1856
February 2000 by Richard H. Peterson, PhDIn an enterprise known for its boom-to-bust pattern, Tuolumne County produced some of the most productive and enduring gold mining towns of the last half of the 19th century in. California.
For those who are perplexed and puzzled by the mystery of “hot rocks,” or are considering using a VLF-type metal detector to seek gold nuggets, please read on.
As usual, the decision process was extremely difficult, but we managed to pick our 10 winners.
• Taxpayers taken for a “ride”
• Fellow Congressmen, lend me your earmarks...
This was one of those stories where you have no doubt that the person telling it believes it to be true. But was it?
Golden Eagle International announced is reached an agreement with Queenstake Resources back on October 14, 2008, to reopen the Jerritt Canyon mill north of Elko, Nevada.
• Comment deadlines approaching for frog listings and habitat
• EPA seeks more control
• Comments due in Washington
• California dredging moratorium
• PLF sues to delist polar bear
In today’s economy, the question is often not whether to fix or replace equipment, fixtures, business assets or even the building housing the mining operation or mining-related business, it is which path is affordable.
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