Miner Says Mining Could Return to Boulder
April 1999 by Associated PressNew core samples taken near Caribou, not far from the Continental Divide at the edge of Boulder County, show the potential for major production in coming years, an owner of the mine says.
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Queensland produces about 25-28 tons of gold per year, which, while not in the same class as South Africa or North America, is still a respectable output.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Oscar Espinoza considers himself an amateur gold prospector, but the gold nugget he recently found puts many seasoned prospectors to shame.
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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.
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