The History of Tombstone
July 2000 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDThe Tombstone Mining District of Arizona was not a major producer of silver in comparison with some districts in other states, but it has had a long and colorful history.
Nearly 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.
As we reported in the January 2001 issue of ICMJ, the Gold Anti-Trust Action (GATA) Committee has been investigating whether or not the US Government, in concert with several bullion banks and the Bank of International Settlements (BIS), has been manipulating the price of gold.
Q: With safety as a given, what can the average miner, or Joe-blow greenhorn do to identify and extract some metals or minerals with off-the-shelf products or natural ingredients?
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
- Proposed budget for EPA
- California SB 1222
- 640 million acres and counting
- Gold and silver bullion
If you file for a waiver of any kind, except under the provisions of the Soldier's and Sailor's Relief Act, you must file either a notice of intent to hold or an affidavit of labor by the December 30th immediately following the September 1st waiver filing.
The most impressive fact about gold’s performance during 2016 is the yellow metal’s ability to withstand news shocks, hold on to previous gains and gradually move to new, higher levels.
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