April 2007 by StaffExcerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Keep in mind there are specific steps that must be taken to get your traditional mining district organized if it has fallen into disarray.
Out of the blue Archie mentioned, "I was dusted." My dad misunderstood and thought Archie had developed silicosis, then known and feared as "miners lung."
At the start of the 20th century, copper was king in Arizona, with one of every four workers employed in the mining trade. On the brink of a new millennium, however, the industry is no longer the cornerstone of the state's so-called "Five Cs" economy—copper, cattle, cotton, citrus and climate.
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Once you have a detector, learn how to use it and get out in the field—you can’t find anything with it in your garage.
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