1999 National Mining Hall of Fame Inductees
August 1999 by StaffCeremonies to induct 1999s nominees into the National Mining Hall of Fame will be held Sunday October 10,
1999 at the Adam's Mark Hotel in St. Louis, MO.
Rising platinum prices could lead to a rush in southeastern Wyoming, one of the few places in the world where the metal is found, a state geologist said.
The story begins in the early 1940s in Vance County, North Carolina, on a farm that belonged to the Hamme family. During spring plowing in 1942, one of the brothers accidentally plowed up an odd looking rock and took it home to show his younger brother who was studying geology at Duke University.
I opted for the underwater portion of the river. All I have to do is float down the river and pick large flakes and small nuggets out of cracks and crevices while staying cool in the summer heat.
Once you have had a chance to look at our charts and quotes for this issue, I have one bit of advice. "Don't go running off to see your optometrist!"
• Hotline turns up the heat
• Mad Men arrested for living up to their name
The Bawl Mill • Our Readers Say • New Oregon Mining Legislation Friendly to Small Miner • Cutbacks at S. African Mines—Britain Blamed • BLM Reports That 'Mining' Brings Most Public Reward • Long-Term Camping Plan at Fortymile Proposed by BLM • "No Gold Sales" Says Nevada Senator • Panel Cuts Park Monies, Eases Mining Restrictions • State May Re-Examine Plans on Dredge Use Near Hope • Company Notes • Jim Butler's Political Career • Picks & Pans: Gold Recovery in Placer Mining Operations • Nevada Looks to Tourism to Fill Mining's Gap • PGMs in the United States • Miners Claim Victory in Fight That Began with Protest • U.S. Admits Botching Indian Funds Accounts • Gold Fever • Roads Protecting Grizzlies Reopen • Guanajuato Silver, Mexico • Roosevelt: From Boom Town to Mountain Lake • Dollar Must Slip for Gold to Rise • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices