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The Magazine: July 2008 (Vol. 77, No. 11)
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July 2008 (Vol. 77, No. 11)

Table of Contents

The Bawl Mill
• Just put it on our tab...
• Do you smell something?
• A voice from the past

by Staff
Legislative and Regulatory Update
• Latest assault on dredging in California
• Travel Management Plans
by Scott Harn
The Lost Silver Triangle of the Sierra Madre—Conclusion: Tayopa, Guaynopa, and Guaynopita
Lieutenant Henry O. Flipper might well have been correct about the “Santa Fe de Rodríquez” being the name of what is now called Guaynopa. However, an Indian named Agustín de la Cruz, who was associated with Cristóbal Rodríquez, is credited with discovering the mine in 1741. It is probable that the Spanish settlement had indeed been found because of its rather extensive ruins.
by Steve Wilson
The Greenwood Gold Project
The Greenwood Gold Project, comprised of a newly-constructed mill and tailings facility utilized in processing ore from the Lexington-Grenoble, Golden Crown and Lone Star deposits, is situated in a mountainous area spanning...
by Leonard Melman
Miners Go To Work In Washington
Nearly two decades after it was first proposed, a mine on Buckhorn Mountain in remote north-central Washington will begin producing gold-bearing ore.
by Associated Press
How To Locate Diamonds
How to locate diamonds: This article focuses on the principal host rock for diamond and describes some gemstones (and kimberlitic indicator minerals) typically found with diamond.
by W. Dan Hausel
Natural Crystalline Gold
The beauty of natural gold is widely appreciated by both prospectors and mineral collectors, but the pinnacle of beautiful natural gold specimens are the spectacular crystalline formations.
by Chris Ralph
The Vore Mine
The price of gold has certainly raised some eyebrows and has prompted some new prospectors onto the scene. They are faced with the same problem that we old timers have—where to find the gold.
by Don Robinson
Tools of the Modern Prospector: The GPS
GPS provides the prospector a precise way of knowing just where something (like a mine) is located. There are many thousands of lost mine stories—some real, and some made up. The use of a GPS could well have made the difference to accurately record their location.
by Chris Ralph
Whitehall Mine Foregoing Closure
Strong gold prices are making it profitable to keep the Golden Sunlight Mine here open through 2015, company officials said.
by Associated Press
Work Begins At Rock Creek Mine
Work has begun on several buildings at the site of a proposed copper and silver mine that if approved would tunnel beneath Montana’s Cabinet Mountains Wilderness.
by Associated Press
Melman on Gold & Silver
Dire warnings about potential recession and side effects being felt throughout the economic spectrum sent the stock market down to a massive 394 point loss on the Dow Industrials on the 6th of June (see chart) and also sent chills in many corporate boardrooms in America and beyond.
by Leonard Melman
Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
by Staff
The National Mining Hall of Fame to Induct Four
Ceremonies for the induction of four mining industry pioneers into the National Mining Hall of Fame will be held Saturday, September 13, 2008, at the Charles F. Barber Pavilion of the Museum Convention Center in Leadville, Colorado.
by Staff
Looking Back
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
by Staff

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