Record Gold Prices Prompt Gold Mining In Boulder
June 2008 by Associated PressNearly 150 years after gold was discovered in Boulder County along Gold Run Creek, a couple of old mines are slowly cranking back into operation now that excavating the slender veins of precious metal is profitable again.
Several locations in the Mojave Desert region of California have yielded placer gold, apparently scattered from nearby lode deposits that have long-since eroded from existence. Some of the areas are still popular with weekend prospectors, and some have been worked on a much larger scale in recent years.
Over 7 million ounces of gold have been produced in the Klamath Mountains of northwestern California, 64% of which has been from placers.
It is with regret that we let our readers know about the passing of four respected members of the mining and prospecting community who have been lost in the past several months.
…as an academic argument, when mated to the appropriate engine, is the pump really moving water at the rate of 400 GPM?
In May 2017, the district participated in a meeting with representatives from several state and federal agencies where they educated agency officials about the authority of Mining Districts, Mining Law and miner’s rights.
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