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Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.

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Looking Back


Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.

Our Readers Say


• Re: Tyrie's Roadway Nugget
• Re: Are Permits Needed for Highbanking in California

Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices


Dairy Farmer Hits Pay Dirt


Gary Tainter sold his herd of dairy cows two years ago to dig for gold, and so far his venture is paying off.

Proposed Regulations for California Suction Dredging


One of the most asinine proposals in the SEIR is to require miners to state when and where they will be dredging. This information would be accessible to the public, which would make them prime candidates for getting their homes burglarized while they are out mining.

Shortage of Mining Engineers Projected


As decade-high gold and silver prices spark a renewed interest in mining in the West, there are few mining education programs and fewer students earning mining engineering degrees due to two decades of decline in the US mining industry.

Platinum Placers and Nuggets


Sometimes a placer miner will find small bits and nuggets of metal associated with gold and other heavy minerals in his concentrates, which exhibits a silver-gray color rather than the normal tones of gold.

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