Mother Lode Gold, California
August 2003 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDIncluded here is a portion of an article entitled “The Mother Lode of California” written in 1898 by Ross E. Browne. He was a son of J. Ross Browne, adventurer and writer, who won fame for his reports to the US Congress on the mineral resources of the...
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Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
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