September 2007 by StaffExcerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
A proposed constitutional amendment to raise the cap on mining taxes can proceed as written, a state judge ruled March 14.
Environmental groups that volunteer to help government and businesses clean up waste from mine drainage in the West won’t be held liable if there are future disputes over the pollution, the Environmental Protection Agency said.
At an altitude of over 4,000 feet, in the mountainous terrain of eastern San Diego County, lies the once productive Julian Mining District. Beginning with placer prospecting in 1869, this area moved rapidly into underground quartz or vein mining for gold.
…money creation by central banks… could even accelerate further as governments desperately seek to stimulate some sort of powerful economic growth. Historically, rapid money creation rates have been positive for gold and silver.
How can I determine if there are precious metals in the groundwater?
Q: Is this gold or some other metal?
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