Gold Mine Plans Upheld in Lawsuit
May 2004 by Associated PressOfficials for the largest gold producing company in the world claimed a significant legal victory over environmentalists who they accused of abusing the appeals process to thwart mining in Nevada.
Idaho is situated in the Rocky Mountains except for the southern third, which encompasses the Snake River Plain and desert mountains to the south. Elevations range up to 12,662 feet at Mt. Borah, with annual precipitation varying from 8 inches in the south to over 60 inches in the central mountains.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
So why would a modern-day prospector want to learn about a method of mining that was banned by the courts more than a century ago?
Members of the Rocky Mountain Prospectors and Treasure Hunters Club from Fort Collins, Colorado, were recently entertained by W. Dan Hausel, Senior Economic Geologist with the Wyoming State Geological Survey.
Their Prairie Creek project, located in the Mackenzie Mountains of the Northwest Territories of Canada, has a history dating back nearly eighty years when silver and zinc were first discovered there, and includes the involvement of...
Maryborough, Victoria Australia
Mike Sutton, Reigning
California State Champion, Takes Gold
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