Our Readers Say
October 2012 by StaffPersonal letters from our readers.....
• US Supreme Court may consider requirements for Notitce of Intent
• Oregon considering mining restrictions
• Latest developments in California suction dredging moratorium
• Spotted owl habitat
Maryborough, Victoria Australia
Mike Sutton, Reigning
California State Champion, Takes Gold
- ESA wants a big win, not a win-win
- By The Numbers...
Two years after California's major gold discovery, another find was made in Ballarat, Australia. The news of the discovery went world-wide, and many of the California prospectors had heard plenty about Australian gold—especially the 2,284-ounce nugget found there.
Manslaughter charges against the Original Sixteen to One Mine, company president Mike Miller, and manager Jonathan Farrell, were dismissed by Judge Stanley Young Jr. in Downieville, California.
...if you have a good, rich spot, hand-operated systems can produce some decent gold.
I wanted to become part of the romance of Colorado—to become part of the romance of mining in those majestic mountains. The path ahead of me was much rougher than I anticipated.
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