Elections May Bring Rush to Republic of Congo
August 2006 by Associated PressElections in the Republic of Congo may bring a mining boom to a country that has been ravaged by wars and corruption.
The concentrate is just the heaviest of the heavy minerals but some sulfides are sneaking in there also with the gold...
Butte County, California—On January 29, 1978, Peter and I received permission from Joie Osgood to pan and look for gold on her property. The 3800 acre property was located about four miles northeast of Honcut, Butte County, California.
Landowners complained that mineral mining on or near their property could damage property values while leaving them without a cut of potential profits.
The General Mining Law of 1872 is not antiquated, but its roots are ancient, stemming from Greek and Roman law, and continued in English and Spanish law. The recorded laws and practices of mining extend back nearly 3000 years.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
In 1874, placer gold was discovered in the Middle Fork of the Little Laramie River south of the present site of Centennial village. The source of the gold was traced upslope to a nearby ridge in the following year.
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