USPS Delays ICMJ Delivery at Oakland, CA Processing Center
November 1999 by Kenneth HarnOnce again, we've been deluged with telephone calls complaining about delivery of the International California Mining Journal...
New Interim Rules may be coming soon in the state of Washington.
It was the spring and I was planning on dredging the east bank of the Mokelumne River near the whitewater falls of Slaughter House Gulch just out of Pine Grove, California. The water was high and remained that way into July.
Every miner has encountered rattlesnakes in his work, and some may have been bitten. The writer has never been bitten, but has worked with people who have been. It is not a pleasant experience.
The objective was to pan down all the material from the three-gallon bucket, extract the gold into a small vial, and then signal completion. Every lost flake added a five-minute penalty.
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.
Workers at a hotel construction site uncovered a Gold Rush-era ship that had been buried for decades under the streets of the city’s Financial District.
The metal is expensive, not because it is rare but because of the expense to produce and work it. The minerals mined for titanium are all oxides, unlike many base metals that are mostly mined as sulfide minerals.
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