The Mines of Bodie | New York Times

March 17, 1880 | The New York Times Their resources unfolded to the members of the bullion club. The members of the Bullion Club were addressed last evening on the subject of the mines of Bodie, Cal., by Mr. B. B. Minor and Mr. H. O. Callahan. Twelve months ago, …

The cyanide leaching process

In the early days of mining, men would extract gold by placer mining, or by panning. Eventually the larger pieces were played out, and a new process was needed to collect the tiny fragments that were embedded into hard rock. One process was the stamp mill. Large, heavy stamps were …