The Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2007
September 2007 by StaffThe Bush administration publicly announced they are against The Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2007 (HR 2262), a bill that would drastically revise the 1872 Mining Law.
“When the mine is in full operation, it will be the biggest private sector employer in Ferry County and bring significant economic benefits to the region..."
Gold mineralization is usually first noted in an area by examining material weathered from the source and liberated or washed downhill from it.
Two years after California's major gold discovery, another find was made in Ballarat, Australia. The news of the discovery went world-wide, and many of the California prospectors had heard plenty about Australian gold—especially the 2,284-ounce nugget found there.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Imagine a coin worth more than its weight in gold...
The lights are on again in the Sunshine silver mine as a New Orleans company investigates whether it is profitable to buy the operation.
• Dollars and (non) sense
• Speaking of overspending
• A hare-raising solution
• No longer in the majority
• Feeling a little vulnerable
The Bawl Mill • Ask the Experts • Mining Gold at 16,000 Feet • Locating a New Nugget Patch • Journeys in the Kingman Quadrangle—Part II • The American Hill Mine • In Pursuit of Gold & Silver in the Sierra Madres—The Plan • Cal-Gold Closes Shop After 30 Years • Prison Time Handed Out for Gold and Silver Thefts • Northern Dynasty Chooses Partner for Pebble • Melman on Gold & Silver • Looking Back • Mining Stock Quotes, Mineral & Metal Prices