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Gold mines and mining in California

Gold mines and mining in California

a new gold era dawning on the state : progress and improvements made in the business : perfected methods, processes and machinery, vast extent of auriferous territory, rich and varied character of deposits, a country abounding with the elements of success, grand field for the profitable investment of the world"s surplus capital.

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Published by California Traveler in Volcano, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gold mines and mining -- California.,
  • Mines and mineral resources -- California.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGold mining in California., Gold mines of California.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination349 p. :
    Number of Pages349
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22964528M

    In , Clinton Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt refused to approve the mining plan of Glamis Gold, a Canadian mining company, because it would have destroyed the sacred tribal lands. California later passed a law requiring open pit mines to be refilled after mining was completed; a process the company argues is too expensive to make the mine profitable. Zhang’s debut story is set during the twilight of California gold mining era, when two Chinese-American children must fight for their place in an unforgiving landscape amid racial tensions and Author: Denise Davidson.


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