Sacramento/Auburn, CA: California Division of Mines and Geology/Sierra Economic Development District, 1985. Softcover. Item #42006
The handbook presents an overview of mining from the initial phases of exploration to excavation, mine closure, and reclamation of the land. It describes the permitting process, briefly outlines laws and regulations governing mineral extraction, and describes procedures designed to protect the environment and the community from adverse effects of mining operations. 106 pages with tables and charts. A fine copy.