The Baja Gold Rush of 1889
December 2004 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDSmall amounts of placer gold can be found in many parts of Baja California, Mexico. The 700 mile long peninsula is mostly a desert region with many strange and unusual plants. There is also a central mountainous spine that is forested and reaches elevations as high as 10,155 feet.
The Little Rocky Mountains are a group of wooded hills, 10 miles long and 8 miles wide, which form an island in the Great Plains of north-central Montana. They rise to 5,708 feet, 2,000 feet above the surrounding plains.
We have been playing defense for 100% of the game, and now we are finally playing some offense.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
On Labor Day weekend, September 1st and 2nd, two days of furious, almost non-stop panning went on.
The Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee (GATA) recently reported some new information in their quest to expose manipulation of the gold markets by the government and central banks.
In terms of providing a high level of support for mining enterprises, the province of Quebec ranks among the elite governmental jurisdictions in North America, and it is within this province that a Canadian junior mining company...
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