Gateway Gold and Jerritt Canyon
December 2005 by Leonard MelmanNorthern Nevada is prime mining territory. In fact, no state has been as mining-friendly as the Silver State and, as a result, mining has made important contributions to that state’s economic development.
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Gold was first discovered in New Zealand during the early 1840s, but it was only when prospectors located rich alluvial deposits of easily won gold in the South Island in 1861 that the country experienced its first true gold rush.
In the July 2003 issue we reported on the case of Public Lands for the People (PLP) members Ron Lex and Ken Waggener (“PLP Members Win Occupancy Case—Appeals Continue”). The two miners were cited for occupying their...
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On June 16, 1897, the steamer Excelsior cruised into San Francisco Bay, completing its long voyage from Alaska. While a ship arriving from the far north was not a particularly unusual event, this one heralded news of something truly big.
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