Pombo Bill to Provide Some Relief for Miners
December 2005 by Scott HarnHouse Resources Committee Chairman Richard Pombo is no stranger to controversy. As we highlighted in our November 2005 issue, he recently pushed through a bill to reform the Endangered Species Act, providing much needed improvements.
The discovery of gold in Little Meadow Creek in Cabarrus County, North Carolina, by young Conrad Reed, on a Sunday morning in the Summer of 1799, ushered in the search for gold in the continental United States.
Throughout the colorful history of mining, reviews of old documents and stories have led to new mineral discoveries.
• Washington Group Int'l
• Robinson Nevada Mining Co.
• Little Squaw Gold Mining Co.
• Newmont Mining Corp.
• Compania de Minas Buenaventura
Q: I have tried various leaching techniques from which I cannot get a precipitate.
I was informed, in a less than friendly manner, that I can only camp on the claim for 14 days of every 90.
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