The Tonopah Gold and Silver District
October 2009 by Chris RalphThe discovery of the Tonopah District by Jim Butler in May, 1900, was by far the most important event of its time, just as the discovery of the Comstock was the most important event in the Nevada’s earlier history.
- Welcome changes in Washington, DC
- Giving power back to the people
In 2005, my wife and I, along with our supervisor Horacio, made numerous business and supply trips from Arivechi, Sonora, to the capital of Sonora, Hermosillo. This is a distance of 135 miles along a very narrow paved mountain road.
• Election fallout
• Bad news in Bolivia
...frankly, the question is being asked, "How in the world could otherwise rational people even consider investments in the yellow in the yellow and white metals?"
• Judge refuses to grant preliminary injuction to end suction gold dredging moratorium in California
• Proposed listing of Yellow-legged frog and Yosemite Toad in northern California
• Corectting misteaks
• It pays to resign
The Bawl Mill • PLP Files Lawsuit to Lift Ban on Suction Dredging • Legislative and Regulatory Update • Bigger Is Not Always Better • Gold in the Rattlesnake Hills • Possible Discovery Sparks New Klondike Gold Rush • Oregon Miner Challenges Forest Service’s Authority to Regulate Mining • Dredging Alternative: High Banking • The Fence • California State Gold Panning Championships • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
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