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The Ancient History of Gold

Man was aware of the presence of gold over 7,000 years ago, and it probably did not take him long to find out that gold was malleable and resistant to corrosion. He no doubt learned, at an early date, that objects could be fashioned from gold.

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Picking Our Way Through Bedrock


Once again the coil was put over the spot but the target was in the pile now. I pinpointed, grabbed a handful of dirt and began sprinkling it over the coil until I heard that mild thud.

Legislative and Regulatory Update


• Forest chief asks Norton to end Oregon mining moratorium
• DOI orders review of  "science" used in Klamath Basin decisions
• BLM Launches EIS for Conservation and Restoration of BLM Public Lands in Western U.S.
• Fish & Wildlife service approach to critical habitat ruled unlawful in Arizona case

Legislative Update


Robert Sanregret—Attorney at Law
Western Mining Council
National Association of Mining Districts

Labor Dept. Approves Aid to Laid-off Nevada Miners


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Company Notes


• Pan American Silver Corp.
• Vista Gold Corp.
• Pacific Rim Mining Corp.

Company Notes


• Vista Gold Corp.
• Latitude Minerals Corp.
• Altair International Inc.
• Homestake Mining Company
• Kinross Gold Corp.
• Rayrock Resources Inc.

California State Gold Panning Championships September 1-2, 2007


Ready, Set, Go! The stopwatch clicks on and the panner starts like being fired out of a cannon. It’s the Labor Day weekend and the State Championships are on their way.

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