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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 CMJ published 50 years ago this month.

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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

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