May 1999 by StaffExcerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
“Why is so much public land closed off to the recreational miner?”
I’ve received quite a few inquiries from miners who are beginning to realize that traditional Mining Districts are powerful entities and they are looking to get their district organized if it’s in disarray.
Q: Who manufactures the diagonal vibrating table?
There are a number of Tertiary river channels in the area, most of which trend south-southwest. They tend to be steep, narrow, and rich with coarse gold.
What are the steps for filing a mining claim?
What a month this was. In just thirty days, the financial markets went on binges upward and downward that took the world's breath away.
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