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The Magazine: June 1999 (Vol. 68, No. 10)
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June 1999 (Vol. 68, No. 10)

Table of Contents

The Bawl Mill
• Shrimp, no shrimp of a problem for LAX...
• Southern California also has the arroyo southwestern toad...

by Kenneth Harn
GATA Launches Investigation into Gold Price Manipulation
Noted antitrusts and securities law firm specialist, Berger & Montague of Philadelphia, has been retained by the Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee (GATA) in order to assist in its investigation into the alleged manipulation of the gold market.
by Associated Press
N.Y. Congressman Introduces Utah Wilderness Bill
For the fifth time in the last decade, New York Congressman Maurice Hinchey has introduced legislation to set aside wilderness in Utah.
by Associated Press
Gold in Mono County, California
Lode gold and silver mines and prospects can be found in many parts of Mono County, from the Sweetwater Mountains on the north to the White Mountains on the south, and at elevations ranging from 5,000 to 12,000 feet. Mining activity on the rugged east flank of the Sierra Nevada is now severely restricted, especially in resort areas and where lands adjoin Yosemite National Park.
by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhD
Prospecting Ores Shoots and Hidden Veins for Specimen-Grade Gold Samples
Until about 20 years ago, interest in Wyoming's gold was at an all-time low, not only because of relatively-low gold prices, but also due to the lack of information on many of the state's gold deposits.
by W. Dan Hausel
Randsburg—Still Going Strong
Soon after the rich gold discoveries at Ballarat, near Death Valley, prospectors fanned out all over Southern California's Mohave Desert. Minor discoveries were made in many dry washes, gullies, and desolate areas, but no discovery has had the impact of the one that Frederick Mooers, John Singleton, and Charles Burcham, made in 1895.
by Frank Lorey III
Legislative Update
Robert Sanregret—Attorney at Law
Western Mining Council
National Association of Mining Districts
by Robert Sanregret
Exploration Drilling
Selected excerpt from USDA Forest Service Technical Report:
Anatomy of a Mine from Prospect to Production
by Guest Writer
You Want a Ripoff? Here's a Ripoff!!
Submitted by Jeff Harris
Executive Director
People for the U.S.A.
by Guest Writer
Mining Claim Maintenance Fee Due
For miners holding a mining claim, mill site or tunnel site on public lands, August 31, 1999 is the last day to meet the annual filing requirement and pay the $100 maintenance fee to the Bureau of Land Management.
by Associated Press
Gold and Silver Deposit May Be World's Largest
A crater in an undersea volcano off Japan may contain the world's largest gold nugget ever found...
by Associated Press
Aviators Carry Gold Coins
According to the article, a U.S. military spokesman said that gold coins have, at various times, been part of official U.S. military survival packs since the Vietnam War. 
by Staff
Picks & Pans: Koyukuk River Gold—Prospecting Alaska's Brooks Range
The water rose up in a great splash around the front of the pickup. The tires smashed into a couple of large boulders and suddenly the truck nosed down into a deep hole and bounced back out as I stepped on the gas pedal.
by Ron Wendt
Congressional Request to EPA: "Leave Our Kids Alone!"
"Grouping zinc with arsenic, mercury, cyanide and dioxins is not supported by science, logic or common sense." said George Vary, Executive Directors of the American Zinc Association (AZA).
by Associated Press
Quartz and Chalcedony in Wyoming
Quartz is a common rock-forming mineral found in many shapes, forms, and colors.
by W. Dan Hausel
Company Notes
• Crown Resources Corp.
• X-Cal Resources Ltd.
• Altair International
• Royal Gold, Inc.
by Staff
Gold at Quartzville, Oregon
The site of the old mining camp of Quartzville is 30 miles northeast of Sweet Home, Oregon, via a road which is paved for much of the distance. It is located in mountainous terrain along the west slope of the rugged Cascade Range, with elevations ranging from 1,600 to over 4,000 feet.
by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhD
Melman on Gold & Silver
The morning of Friday, May 7 gave us a new chapter in gold's ongoing struggles which might properly be named "As the headlines turn!"
by Leonard Melman
Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
by Staff
Looking Back
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
by Staff

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