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The Magazine: September 2007 (Vol. 77, No. 1)
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September 2007 (Vol. 77, No. 1)

Table of Contents

The Bawl Mill
• Homeowner decides it’s time for change...
• Money for nothing...
• Representatives bring home the bacon...again
• Two cents for your thoughts

by Staff
Ask the Experts
Q: I would like to know the following on the metal nickel:
• Where is it mined?
• Why is the unit price so large—is this for a metric ton?

by Staff
Mining Gold at 16,000 Feet
The view from the pass at 16,500 feet elevation was astonishing. In one direction, one range of the Andes Mountains rose to over 18,000 feet, while in the other direction the peaks soared to almost 20,000 feet.
by Leonard Melman
Legislative and Regulatory Update
AB 1032 update
• Heritage Areas
• On to the next one…
• Are you angry enough to get involved?
by Scott Harn
Locating a New Nugget Patch
Finding a new spot that is rich in gold, but has not already been exploited by other metal detector operators, is a goal of many prospectors. Sometimes it takes a lot of looking and research to find such a place because a lot of prospectors are out there...
by Chris Ralph
Journeys in the Kingman Quadrangle—Part II
In the northwest section of the Kingman Quadrangle, the Kingston Range rises out of the alluvium of the Pahrump and Mesquite valleys. Kingston Peak, rising to an altitude of 7,320 feet, towers high above its foothills.
by Bill Rich
The American Hill Mine
In the high country of the Tahoe National Forest is 160 acres of a patented mining claim dating back to its origin around 1853. This is well above the historic mining town of Michigan Bluff and past Deadwood—an old mining town...
by Don Robinson
In Pursuit of Gold & Silver in the Sierra Madres—The Plan
In my travels, and my experience with gravity tables, one thing has implanted itself in my mind. What about the tails?
by Mike Lowen
Cal-Gold Closes Shop After 30 Years
“It is with great sadness that after more than 30 years in business in Pasedena, Cal-Gold will close its doors,”
by Staff
The Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2007
The Bush administration publicly announced they are against The Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2007 (HR 2262), a bill that would drastically revise the 1872 Mining Law.
by Staff
Prison Time Handed Out for Gold and Silver Thefts
The ringleader of former mining workers accused of stealing $1.7 million in gold and silver from Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mining is headed to prison, prosecutors said.
by Associated Press
Northern Dynasty Chooses Partner for Pebble
The Canadian company that owns the Pebble Mine prospect has partnered with Anglo American to develop the Pebble project in Southwest Alaska.
by Associated Press
Melman on Gold & Silver
Well, the events of last month have completely diverted attention away from prior problems such as tensions in Iran, arms build-ups in China and Russia, socialist experimentation in Venezuela and Bolivia, peace efforts between Israel and the Palestinians, and instead have placed the focus of the world squarely on a rapidly growing array of financial dislocations.
by Leonard Melman
Looking Back
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
by Staff
Mining Stock Quotes, Mineral & Metal Prices
by Staff

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