January 2000 by StaffExcerpts from CMJ, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Quarry operators would face tighter state regulations under proposed legislation that moved a step closer to approval recently.
Two years after California's major gold discovery, another find was made in Ballarat, Australia. The news of the discovery went world-wide, and many of the California prospectors had heard plenty about Australian gold—especially the 2,284-ounce nugget found there.
...your sampling procedures should not be designed to catch gold your mining technique will never recover.
• Endangered Species Act reform
• Extremist groups blamed for catastrophic wildfires
• EPA revisists TMDL
• National Heritage Act seeks to take control of lands away from local government
Ask The Experts - Could I stake out a 20-acre claim with a waterway running through it just as I would a lode claim?
Q: Could I stake out a 20-acre claim with a waterway running through it just as I would a lode claim?
...I decided to excavate the semi-frozen high-bank that was resting on a soft shale bedrock footing. Within three feet, I encountered an intrusive!
Senator Richard Bryan (D-NV) is assuring gold producers in Nevada and around the world that Congress will block the Clinton administration's attempt to sell off international gold reserves to help some debt-laden poor countries.
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