Gem Theft in Tucson
March 2001 by Associated PressPolice are investigating the theft of five stones, valued by their owner at $128,000, from an exhibit at a Tucson gem show.The largest of the stones taken from the show was a 7-inch-tall pink tourmaline worth $85,000.
On Labor Day weekend, September 1st and 2nd, two days of furious, almost non-stop panning went on.
Reservers and resources are very important to prospectors and miners, but they may be vague terms to some.
Five years after depressed copper prices forced the Robinson mine to shut down, the first truckload of concentrate pulled out in what its new owner sees as a renewal of the facility and Ely-area residents hope is a rebirth of the region.
The current administration is receptive; we believe the time is ripe to push for a return to reasonable regulations and to restore mining to a priority for public lands as long as some new crisis doesn’t take precedent.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
South African gold miners are turning their anger towards Britain, charging that the sale of 25 tons of gold by the Bank of England has depressed gold prices and put them out of work.
“It is with great sadness that after more than 30 years in business in Pasedena, Cal-Gold will close its doors,”
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