March 2006 by Scott Harn• Newmont Mining Corp.
• Norilsk Nickel
• Sterling Mining Company
PLP cannot understate the importance of this legal decision in our present battles with the political powers of the California swamp.
The “Golden Triangle” dry placer district in Sonora, Mexico, lies some 80 to 100 miles south of the border. It is in desert terrain at elevations between 1,900 and 2,300 feet above sea level.
Anyone prospecting Northern Arizona has likely heard of the famed Lynx Creek placers, found along one of the richest creeks in the state.
Within 30 minutes, a nice, coarse nugget popped up right in the gold pan, and the rush was on! We worked hard for the entire day. Though some pans were not as good as others, the gold was good enough to...
“We feel that we can clean up an area that has been abandoned after 100 years of mining,” Lyon said.
• Endangered Species Act update
• California Fish & Game tries yet another route to stop gold dredgers
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