Letter to the Editor
September 2000 by Guest WriterIn the August 2000 issue of the Journal, the story of the "Quartszite Area" was most informative and accurate.
All we can say is “Welcome to 2012,” and if the first part of January is any indication, it is going to be quite a year on many fronts from the ongoing international financial crisis to the progress of a presidential election set to end this coming November.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Your correspondent has been around quite a while on this globe of ours, but seldom have we ever seen a collection of calamities such as has occurred during this past ten months.
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Public Lands for the People is taking on the government on behalf of miners to prevent more closures of public lands to mining and to stop excessive regulations...
I believe dry washing is an underappreciated prospecting method. There are plenty of places where there is some pretty decent gold to be had, but the spot is a long way from any water and dry processing may well be the best way to go.
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