May 1999 by StaffExcerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
• Enviros lose in Utah, but is this a win for miners?
• BLM slates July meetings for Cortez Gold Mine
• ESA comments needed
• NMFS hatchery policy angers ESA critics
The southern tip of Baja California is dominated by the Sierra de la Laguna, a 70-mile-long mountain range that reaches elevations of 7,095 feet. The range is also known as the Sierra de la Victoria.
Some experienced panners with the vigor and longevity to spend a full day panning in the small creeks and ravines can possibly find as much as a gram or more on a good day.
In an enterprise known for its boom-to-bust pattern, Tuolumne County produced some of the most productive and enduring gold mining towns of the last half of the 19th century in. California.
• "Kiss your property rights goodbye...
Excerpts from CMJ published 50 years ago this month.
The Bawl Mill • Mining Law—A Short History • Industry Urges Restraint on Mining Reforms • Environmentalists Back FS on Mining Withdrawl • Our Readers Say • Open Letter to the BLM • Huge Nugget To Be Auctioned • Platinum Group Metals • Company Notes • Gold at Mercury Mines • The Lovitt Mine • Picks & Pans: "Eye-Balling" for Alaskan Gold • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Oil and Gas in Washington • As Millennium Nears, Copper No Longer King in Arizona