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February 2009 by Staff• Steve Hicks describes how he received valuable help from Public lands for the People in his recent court win.
• Dr. Ralph Pray expands on a recent article on the Ortiz Mountains.
Gold rushes are the stuff of legends. Who can read Jack London’s stories of the Klondike or hear the fabulous tales of the California Gold Rush of 1849 without their heart beating just a bit faster? But there was also a third gold rush, just as dynamic...
Some media outlets have speculated the hoard of coins came from a theft at the old US Mint in San Francisco that was reported in 1901.
Each year this annual event is staged to determine just who is the best of the best, and each year this event becomes larger. This time one hundred ninety contestants decided to prove just how good they were.
…the men sought to “inject false and misleading information about the genuine supply and demand for precious metals futures contracts into the markets, and to deceive other participants”…
Skarn consists of coarse-grained calcium, magnesium, iron, and aluminum silicates formed by hydrothermal solutions, which replace limestone or dolomite near the contact with an igneous intrusion. The contact metamorphism is usually caused by an intrusion such as quartz monzonite, granodiorite, or similar rock type, which may or may not be mineralized.
In an enterprise known for its boom-to-bust pattern, Tuolumne County produced some of the most productive and enduring gold mining towns of the last half of the 19th century in. California.
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