The Eagle and High Peak Mines of Julian, California
September 2002 by Richard H. Peterson, PhDAt an altitude of over 4,000 feet, in the mountainous terrain of eastern San Diego County, lies the once productive Julian Mining District. Beginning with placer prospecting in 1869, this area moved rapidly into underground quartz or vein mining for gold.
The North American continent harbors a vast mountain fastness that few Anglo-Americans have seen—an awesome land cut by perpendicular canyons and towering peaks, a forbidding wilderness virtually unchanged...
Ceremonies for the inductees to the National Mining Hall of Fame will be held on Saturday, September 8, 2001, at the Museum Convention Center in Leadville, CO.
A bill that would relax current standards on small mines has passed a House committee.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Just three weeks ago one of our prospecting team members decided to go back to this location on his own. He had a new detector and wanted to try it out some.
A caldera is a large circular volcanic depression caused by collapse due to the removal of molten magma from an underlying magma chamber. The removal of magma is due to explosive venting of lava and pyroclastic material.
Since 1906, when the McLeod brothers’ skeletal remains were first found tied to trees with missing heads, prospectors have been going into the Nahanni in search of elusive gold. A lot of those who lust for Nahanni gold have never been heard of or seen again.
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