Jerritt Canyon Mill May Reopen
February 2009 by Scott HarnGolden Eagle stated in a release that they were unable to announce the agreement until mid-January because certain conditions of the agreement had to be met first.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Mining was curtailed at the Gold Hill Mine in Quartsburg, Idaho, in September 1895, because the owners disagreed about the profitability of pumping large volumes of water from the workings and mining the sulfide ores encountered in the lower levels. In June 1896, the property was sold at auction to A. H. Boomer of San Francisco, California for $4,500. The following day Boomer deeded the mine to...
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I was well on my way in learning about gold prospecting after my successful adventure panning for gold at Coker Creek. It didn’t take me a whole lot of days of panning to decide I needed something better so I could...
Like all federal judges, he swore an oath to perform his duties “impartially… under the Constitution and laws of the U.S.” Nothing in those documents gives Judge Morris authority to order the BLM to work with non-government organizations (the same ones that filed the lawsuit in question) to alter America’s use of energy.
The potential exists for small-scale placer mining in these pits using a trommel and sluice box or other similar types of equipment.
We knew what to do—we moved our project far enough from the river to escape the two hundred foot shoreline rule. If the old man had been right we could do this and still be over the loop of pay dirt.
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