The Kennedy Gold Mine—An Impressive Piece of History
November 2003 by Richard H. Peterson, PhDIn the late 1850s, a prospector named Andrew Kennedy discovered gold in an outcropping of quartz not far from the present-day town of Jackson in California’s Amador County. His productive claim soon developed into the...
Beneath the rolling fairways and manicured greens of a sedate golf course community in Cabarrus County, North Carolina, lie the 600-foot deep, water filled, caved workings of the once famous Phoenix Gold Mine.
The apparent high grade of the ore deposits and the quality of the diamonds seem to clearly indicate that a profitable mining venture could be established on the kimberlite sills...
Doug told me that there had been a 100-year flood that took place in October of 2013 and it washed out part of the mile-long landing strip. It also washed a large, wide gully down below and above the camp.
PLF has been hard at work improving our Endangered Species Act Reform Project (ESARP), which is why you haven’t heard from us over the past few months.
• Federal election results should be favorable to miners
• Utah residents reject proposed National Monument
• Fish and Wildlife told to disclose locations of endangered species
At the time of this writing the draft permit for dredging in Oregon, which may also include small-scale operations like hand sluicing or possibly even panning, was not available for public comment or review.
Gov. Bill Owens announced to members of the mining industry that he would consider a proposal that provides significant tax reductions for mining companies.
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